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Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
        0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Revitalizing Historic House Museums      

Course Number:      HIST 0293A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: Pearson Chemical Laboratory 106

Course Description:

This course will address the challenges facing historic house museums today, including declining attendance, costly maintenance problems, and inadequate resources for collections care. Students will learn about the history of the historic house movement, the value of research, and the benchmarks of sustainability. Through case studies, they will investigate new approaches that address community interests and needs, creative ways to repurpose sites, and experimental strategies for engaging visitors through new exhibit techniques.

  

Instructor: Barbara Silberman   
                      Ken Turino

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Day(s): MW           Times: 6:00-9:30 PM
Credit Value: 1          Call Number:      50121

Audit Enroll Option: Yes                           
Status: Open

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