JTCC Career Studies Certificate
in Museum Studies
VAM is proud to partner with John Tyler Community College (JTCC) as they now offer a Career Studies Certificate in Museum Studies. This online program is designed to provide an introduction to the museum field and professional development for students already employed by museums or other cultural organizations engaged in the maintenance and exhibition of collections. Read more about the program and requirements. Note: This is different from VAM's Virginia Certificate in Museum Management Program.
FALL 2016 OFFERINGS
Introduction to Historic Preservation
(ART 195 N43B)
10/24/2016 - 11/15/2016
Preservation of our past communities and architectural structures is essential to understanding our heritage in a contextual way. This class will review the history of the historic preservation movement in the US., and give an overview of what’s involved for making decisions regarding restoring or rehabilitating structures. Various laws and tax benefits available through various registers will also be reviewed. Lastly, the challenges ahead for historic structures and the future of historic preservation will be examined.
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