Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

ARTS 2400 Museum Studies I

Through lectures, lab/gallery work, discussions, slide presentations and field trips to museums, students will learn about the history and functions of museums, their missions, diverse collections, exhibition programming, interaction with its audience and community, and learn the organizational structure within a museum. This course includes a survey of historical and contemporary examples of American museums with a specific focus on visual arts institutions. Additional studio fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.