Conservation Principles and Practices
MUSE 706 Conservation Principles and Practices (3 cr.) This course will acquaint the future museum professional with the conservation of all types of collections. Philosophical and ethical approaches will be discussed as well as changing practices regarding conservation techniques. Emphasis will be placed on detection and identification of deterioration in objects made of organic and inorganic materials, and how these problems can be remedied. Storage and care of objects will also be considered.