Museum Studies Program: Museums 101
For 2023: All workshops will be offered online on Wednesdays from 2-4pm
Date: May 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7
Location: Online (Zoom)
Facilitator: Karin Kierstead, ANSM Museum Program Manager
Enrolment Limits: 30 participants
Museum 101 Introduces:
- origins & evolution of museums
- ethics, guidelines & movements that guide museums
- core functions (collect, care, access)
- the new ABCs (advocacy, burnout & community-led services), trends & challenges
The course format offers a combination of lecture, group discussion and exercises. It provides an excellent opportunity for new museum board members, new staff, consultants and government staff to receive a good overview of what museums are all about and the role they play in society. It is also an opportunity for mid- and late-career professionals to learn changes in the sector.
Having worked with museums in four provinces, Karin brings a combination of education and practical experience to the workshop, providing real-world examples to the discussions and exercises. You can read her bio here.
This course includes an optional homework assignment. Participants receive a course certificate if the homework is successfully completed.
The workshop will combine formal instruction, group discussion, and a graded take-home assignment.
- ANSM Members: $100.00
- Non-Members: $150.00
- Registration Deadline: May 8, 2023
Registration is now open. To register online please visit this link. Participants can also send a completed registration form with payment by cheque to: Association of Nova Scotia Museums, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4P7.
Workshop registration forms can be downloaded from the ANSM website Learning section. Visit www.ansm.ns.ca
*This workshop can be taken as part of the ANSM Museum Studies Program or on its own*
For more information call (902) 423-4677 or email email@example.com