MUSEOLOGY: TOOLS FOR COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT & CONSERVATIONAkanto- Diseño y Gestión de Museos, SL
- Jaén (Spain)
- 120 hours of study
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This course was created on a multicultural and multilingual platform, enriching the course with students of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Museology, as an academic field of study, has grown significantly in the last few years. Advancements in the field, particularly in the areas of exhibit design and public engagement, present a panorama of vocational opportunities for persons with degrees in various disciplines.
Growth in the cultural sector has created a demand for trained professionals. This introductory course in Museology is aimed at providing students the necessary tools for beginning a career in this field.
The course is divided into four units; the course material will give students a better working knowledge of professional practices in Museology, stressing the contrast between the traditional museum view and new museological trends.
Unit I: Introduction to Museology.
History and concepts of museums.
- Legislation on cultural patrimony. Organizations linked to museums.
Unit II: The Collection.
Registration methods and documentation. PastPerfect.
- Collection care and conservation. Criteria of conservation. Security.
Unit III: Exhibits.
Types of exhibitions. The New Museology.
Unit IV: Planning.
Museum education: Public programming.
- Museum marketing strategies.
- The master plan.