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Museology Fall 2009

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Museology Fall 2009

  1. 1. Chapter 1: Importance of the Museum Profession <ul><li>Profession: a calling requiring specialized knowledge and often long and intensive preparation including instruction in skills and methods as well as in the scientific, historical, or scholarly principles unerlying such skills and methods, maintaining by force of organiztion or concerted </li></ul><ul><li>Museum Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continually engage in professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abide by museum standards and best practices </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Chapter 1: Importance of the Museum Profession <ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICOM Code of professional ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional organizations/associations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ICOM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AAM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AASLH </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MPMA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Positions in the Museum Profession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collections Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registrar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservator </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 2: Types of Museums <ul><li>Multiple Systematic Classifications </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>American Association of Museums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Code of Ethics for Museums </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Museum directory </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Council of Museums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By collecting area </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By region/geologic location </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Museological Literature </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Collections Based Museums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Includes Historic Houses, Sites of Conscience, and Living History Museums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural History </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary Museums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Childrens Museums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Museums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science & Technology Centers </li></ul></ul>Chapter 2: Types of Museums
  5. 5. Chapter 3: Types of Museums by funding <ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><li>County/City </li></ul><ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><li>University </li></ul><ul><li>Private, non-profit </li></ul><ul><li>For profit </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter 4: Importance of Museums <ul><li>Why they are important </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation/Conservation/Restoration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>To whom they are important </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scholars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tourists </li></ul></ul></ul>

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