Museum Principles and Practices II: Programming, Exhibitions and Management
Exhibitions and public programs are the primary means by which museums share their collections and knowledge with communities. This course (UVIC AHVS 486B) explores the role and development of exhibitions and programs, with particular emphasis on public partnerships, audience development, and principles of design, implementation and evaluation. When offered in the distance format, the course will also address topics in museum management.
Permission of UVic's Cultural Resource Management program (www.uvcs.uvic.ca/cultural). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org before registering. Students should work in or have access to a local museum, gallery, heritage site or related institution.
Note: Students with credit for UVIC AHVS 486 may not take this course for further credit. Students interested in this course may also wish to take UVIC AHVS 486A, Museum Principles and Practices: Creating and Preserving Knowledge.
Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/learnonline
Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.