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  • Museums & Galleries

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    Museums and galleries are an essential part of the cultural preservation and interpretation of heritage in the UK, be they national, local or independent. They offer up insights and access to the cultures and ideas of other times and communities from around the globe and offer a range of educational...

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  • Public History Courses

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    Undergraduate University of Hertfordshire Public History is a minor option at the University of Hertfordshire. It can be combined with other humanities subjects in the following courses: BA (Hons) English Language & Communication with Public History BA (Hons) English Literature with Public History BA (Hons) History with Public History BA...

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  • Museum Studies: A Critical Perspective

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    If you are interested in Museum Studies you should have a look at the UCL Handbook below which gives details and a reading list from their course: The Museum: Critical Perspectives. Short description This course aims to provide an introduction to the history and theory of museums. It does so...

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  • Museum and Gallery CPD

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    For advice and information about working in the Museum sector, take a look at the following information from the Museums Association website. The Museums Association is the leading voice for the museum sector. Their mission is to enhance the value of museums to society by sharing knowledge, developing skills, inspiring innovation...

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  • Heritage, Museum and Gallery Education

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    Heritage, Museum and Gallery Education reading list provided by Newcastle University  Essential Reading Anderson, David, A common wealth : museums and learning in the United KingdomDepartment of National Heritage, 1997 Cracknell, S. & Corbishley, M., Presenting Archaeology to Young PeopleCouncil for British Archaeology, 1986.   Henson, Donald, Archaeology in the English national...

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  • Research Methods in Heritage, Museums & Galleries

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    Reading List for those interested in research methods in heritage, museums and galleries from Newcastle University... Essential Reading Dicks, Bella, From Mine to Museum: The Evolution of Heritage in the Rhondda in Heritage, place, and community by Dicks, Bella University of Wales Press, 2000  Dicks, Bella, Heritage and Local Memory in...

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  • Museum Education

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    Museum Education Reading List provided by the Victoria and Albert Museum Allen, D. A. 'Museums and Education.' Museums in Modern Life: Seven Papers Read Before the Royal Society of the Arts in March, April and May 1949, 86-106. London: RSA, 1949. NAL pressmark: 22.N.17 American Association of Museums. Excellence and...

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  • Museum & Gallery Courses

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  • Volunteering in Museums & Galleries

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    The Museums Association has written a short guide to volunteering with museums. Tips on volunteering Don't limit your efforts to national and large regional museums and galleries. They are probably overwhelmed with requests for voluntary work Apply to smaller local museums. You are likely to get a broader range of...

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  • The British Museum

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    The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history. Access to the collection...

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