Ontario College of Art & Design

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Exhibitions: Processes, Procedures, Pragmatics
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: One of the following – Contemporary Issues: Art Today courses, CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22 PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 or SCIN 2B09 or GDES 2B03 Think Tank I: Awareness AND 2.0 credits of Liberal Studies.
This course will introduce students to art and design museums and galleries and how they create exhibitions and bring them to public view. The course will examine and analyze the over-arching process, procedures and pragmatics involved in the administration and production of exhibitions and their public reception in public museums/galleries and contemporary art galleries. The course materials will focus on a number of case studies of art and design exhibitions from the conceptual, administrative, and financial level and will investigate the theory and critical practices of museums and galleries and how they have changed and shifted as these institutions have evolved over time.
Notes: Required for Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors. Priority in registration is given to Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors
Course was last updated April 5, 2010 - 3:09 PM