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Title:   Revitalizing Historic House Museums      

Course Number:      HIST 0293A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: Tisch Library 304

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 23, 2018 to Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Day(s): MW           Times: 6:00-9:30 PM
Credit Value: 3          Call Number:      50122

Audit Enroll Option: No                     
Status: Open

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