AHIS 1120: Introduction to Museum and Curatorial Studies

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Galleries and museums are complex social and cultural institutions that collect, display, and interpret objects for and with diverse audiences. In this course students explore the history, theory, and practice of curating in art, history, anthropology, and interdisciplinary galleries and museums. Students focus on the history of museum practices and the influences of multiple perspectives in facilitating learning experiences within museums and communities. Students also engage in hands-on curatorial projects. Classes are complemented by field trips to museums, galleries, and heritage sites.

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