Courses and Programs / Certificate Program in Community Museum Studies
MAS offers a range of learning opportunities. We design our training and resources to support museum staff and volunteers of all kinds, from board members to student workers, and from emerging to established professionals.
Our courses are open to everyone—no membership is required! Our instructors are experts in their fields, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to do your job better.
In addition to our Certificate In Community Museum Studies Program, we also offer Special Topics Courses throughout the year. Below is a list of our upcoming courses - note that dates are subject to change. You may also download our most recent education calendar (PDF).
You may register online for any course offered below.
The museum has the potential to be a cultural and social hub within the community. This course explores the changing place museums hold in our communities and introduces current practices for planning, assessing, and implementing museum-community initiatives. Learn skills and share ideas around determining community and audience needs, working with diverse groups, and developing a community engagement plan.
$100 (Members), $140 (Non-Members), $75 (Students)