#6900 Collection Management Policies
This course is designed to teach you how to write (or revise) a comprehensive set of policies to better collections in museums and related cultural institutions. The topics covered include a comparison of policies, procedures, and plans; what should be covered in collections management policies; methods for developing and preparing policy statements; and the relevance of standards and best practices to policy development. Policies considered include acquisition and accession of objects, deaccession and disposal, loans, collection access and use, intellectual property rights related to collection objects, risk management, documentation, and codes of ethics. Course material will be presented in the form of lectures, readings, and in-class hands-on activities.
Dates: Apr. 1, 2, 3
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Highland Community College
- 815 599 3403