Collections Management Policies for Museums and Related Institutions

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September 1, 2018 - 11:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
September 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm Registration Deadline

MS 209: Collections Management Policies for Museums and Related Institutions

October 1 to November 9, 2018

Instructor: Kimberly Kenney

Description:

Acquiring and holding collections impose specific legal, ethical and professional obligations. Museums must ensure proper management, preservation and use of their collections. A well-crafted collections management policy is key to collections stewardship. Collections Management Policies for Museums and Related Institutions helps participants develop policies that meet professional and legal standards for collections management. Collections Management Policies for Museums and Related Institutions teaches the practical skills and knowledge needed to write and implement such a policy. The course covers the essential components and issues a policy should address. It also highlights the role of the policy in carrying out a museum's mission and guiding stewardship decisions. Participants are expected to draft collections management policies.

Location: http://museumclasses.org

For more information or to sign up: https://www.collectioncare.org/collections-management-policies-museums-and-related-institutions-line-course