UHVM0080 Institutional Museology II

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Bc. Miloš Zapletal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Miloš Zapletal, Ph.D.
Institute of Historical Sciences – Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UHVM0080/A: Wed 15:35–17:10 PrPed3, M. Zapletal
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The basic function of the museum - selection, thesauration and presentation - by the existence of the museum as an institution - their importance, their connections, influence on society - historical context - the current situation, the importance of the basic mission of the museum, the museum and the city museum and the region - economic and social ties: promoting knowledge economy, tourism and information technology.
  • 1. The museum's collection - management of museum collections and the use of this method in control museums, the importance of strategic planning in the museum. Architecture museum buildings - museums influence on the development of architecture - building-symbol, examples of world and Czech architecture. Museum management - an important part of the functioning of museums in contemporary society, internal and external organization of work in the museum, the importance of public services (general and specific)
    2. Funding museums, museums and public relations budgets, the importance of museums as institutions, specific examples - cultural projects, the world's major museums and Czech, legislation. Knowledge economy, the role of museums in the economic process of the company - the importance of museums for the knowledge economy and tourism industry. Information technology - types and possibilities of practical museology. Specific examples - used in the selection, thesauration and presentation.
    3. Introduction to the documentation centers, www.pages the world's major centers muzeologických (ICOM and its professional international commission, e-museum.cz). The relationship between museology and related disciplines (conservation, archival, library and environmental protection. Museum of selection - methods and approaches practical experience. Museum thesauration-creation thesaurus collections following the profile of the museum. Museum presentation - forms and methods of the public. Museography - methods, Czech museums in the context of the world - current status, problems and prospects.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
* Successful completion of the final test
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2008, Summer 2009, Summer 2010, Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014, Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019.
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