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Museum Careers and Training: A Professional Guide

Museum Careers and Training: A Professional Guide

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Danilov presents a comprehensive guide to museum careers and training programs in the United States and 38 other countries around the world. More than 700 courses, undergraduate and graduate programs, internships and fellowships, and mid-career training programs are described. He discusses the nature and requirements of many different types of museum positions, including director, curator, educator, exhibit designer, registrar, conservator, and careers in business affairs, fundraising, public relations, marketing, membership, physical plant, security, and other aspects of museum operations. The primary purposes of the volume are to stimulate thinking about museum careers and training, to describe the various museum positions and training programs available, and to provide guidance to those considering or pursuing formal or informal training opportunities.

Author: Victor Danilov
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: 06/06/1994
Pages: 560
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 2.02lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.29w x 1.66d
ISBN: 9780313281051

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 08/01/1994 pg. 2072

About the Author

VICTOR J. DANILOV, former director and president of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, directs the Museum Management Program at the Univerity of Colorado at Boulder. He chaired the AAM Museum Studies Task Force and is the author or editor of 15 books, including America's Science Museums (Greenwood, 1990), Corporate Museums, and Visitor Centers: A Directory (Greenwood, 1991), and A Planning Guide for Corporate Museums, Galleries and Visitor Centers (Greenwood, 1992).

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