#6900 Collection Management Policies

$649 usd
Wed Apr 1, 9:00 AM - Fri Apr 3, 5:00 PM (CDT)
Highland Community College, Building H, Room 117, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL  

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

John E. Simmons

Highland Community College, Building H, Room 117, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL
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