Course Details

ARTF 161A Museum Studies/Gallery Exhibition Skills I

1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours lab, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course provides theory, instruction, and practical experience in all aspects of design and installation of art exhibitions. This course is also designed to give an overview of the history, functions and operations of art museums. The course is intended for art majors who are interested in exhibiting in galleries, as well as for other students seeking to learn the principles of curating and the functioning of museums. Under the guidance of the instructor, students participate in the installation of three exhibitions per semester.