HMUS 501 Collections Acquisitions, Care and Management
1 or 3 s.h.
This course will cover the essential responsibilities of museum professionals for their institutions' collections. Topics include collections planning, creating a meaningful collection, refining existing collections, creating new collections as well as ethical and legal issues involved in those activities. Students will also gain knowledge and practical experience in cataloging, caring for, housing, storing and handling objects for a variety of museum purposes including exhibition, programming, and shipping.
Prerequisite: Open only to full-time CGP students.
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