Collections Management and Digital Technology
Museums and art institutions use advanced digital technology for a multitude of purposes, including the documentation of object information and corresponding digital images, security, and environmental control systems. Art institutions can choose from a variety of collections management systems and software for everything from cataloging, loans, shipping, enhancing viewer experience, and widening public access to their collections. Survey the range of digital resources and tools available for collections management and explore how cultural institutions use these resources worldwide. Discuss the timely issue of online publication of collections and other methods used by art institutions to increase accessibility to the public.
You'll Walk Away with
- The ability to manage and care for art collections
- An understanding of the essential roles and skills in arts administration
- Prospective and current arts professionals
- Art enthusiasts