INDS 202 Introduction to Museum Studies

The course will provide a broad introduction to the field of museum work. Topics may include the history, philosophy, and ethics of museums; the different types of museums; social, economic, and political trends influencing museums; introduction to museum software such as Past Perfect; museum administration; collections management and conservation; and the various aspects of museum work - collecting, registration and record keeping, curatorial, object conservation, exhibition, interpretation, education, research, and public relations.




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