Oct 17, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 494 - Museum Theory and Practice


Unit(s): 3
An advanced lecture and activity course in methods and techniques of nonprofit gallery and museum practice.Topics include lude history and philosophy of museums, their structure and purpose, exhibition development, and a museum’s relationship to the public. Current issues such as accountability, management of cultural artifacts, censorship, and funding for the arts will also be discussed. Students participate in various functions of the University Art Gallery including exhibition installation and design, opening receptions, publicity, fundraising events, and administration. Two off-campus field trips will be planned.

Typically Offered Spring Only
Grading: OPT



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