May 27, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

AETE412 Seminar VI: Exhibitions: Concept, Context, and Audience 3 cr.


This course explores the role and responsibilities of museums and galleries in presenting objects to the public. Coursework examines the history of museums and the rise of art collections for public viewing. Students work on a group project in which they develop an exhibition. In addition to creating artwork for the show, the students focus on curating, installing and developing educational materials for the public. The class examines the Looking to Learn gallery education program at MassArt and visits Boston area galleries and museums as part of the course work.

Prerequisites: AETE301 or AETE406, AETE307

Lecture/Seminar
Culturally Diverse Content
Departmental Requirement
Spring