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Museums, Galleries and Alternative Spaces
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of Liberal Studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
This intermediate-level seminar serves as an introduction to the history and practice of museums and art galleries from the perspective of the artist, the public, the curator and museum staff. Students look at the development of permanent collections, exhibition programs and "alternative" spaces. Students become familiar with contemporary practices in organizational structures and display techniques, as well as, current curatorial issues in representation, intention and public education.
Notes: Required for Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors. Priority in registration is given to Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors. New Code: formerly CRCP 3B01
Course was last updated August 18, 2011 - 2:09 PM