INF 388E Historical Museums: Context and Practice
The process of exhibit creation in historical museums, from planning through development to opening and maintenance, as a negotiation among stakeholders for influence on the story that is told. Students visit local historical museums and examine how presentations are influenced by the institutional position of the museum, including its history and resources; the concerns of museum employees; the influence of the audience and of those who are directly affected or represented by an exhibit; and the role of contractual professionals.
Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Restricted to graduate degree seekers in the School of Information during registration periods 1 and 2.
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