54763 - Museum Teaching

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2017/2018

Course contents

- Principle theoretical approaches to museum didactics

-  The various profiles of the educational museum

-  Real and virtual museums

-  The elements of  educational and didactic quality in museum spaces quality

-  The competences of  the cultural operator in a museum

-  The museum system on a national and international level  


All students must study these books:

Panciroli C., Le professionalità educative tra scuola e musei: esperienze e metodi nell'arte, Guerini, Milano 2016.

Cataldo L., Paraventi M., Il museo oggi. Linee guida per una museologia contemporanea, Edizioni Hoepli, Milano 2007 (parte I, II, IV).

Teaching methods


Group Discussion

Individual or group commentaries on parts of the texts or topics related to teaching practice (only for course-attenders).


Assessment methods

Written exam with short essays.

Teaching tools

Reading texts

  • Illustrative materials
  • Computer and video projector

Links to further information


Office hours

See the website of Chiara Panciroli