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ARTH 288.00 Curatorial Seminar 6 credits

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Weitz Center 233

MTWTHF
3:10pm4:55pm3:10pm4:55pm

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Synonym: 61535

Sara E Cluggish

Through a discussion-based format, this course explores the nature of museums, the roles of contemporary curators, and the evolving functions of exhibitions. Theoretical investigations are complemented by practical, hands-on experiences. Working directly with artworks from the Carleton Art Collection, the group will prepare and execute an exhibition to be shown in the Perlman Teaching Museum. Students will conduct artist-specific research, draft interpretive text, formulate exhibition labels, and consider various exhibition formats. In the Fall 2018 seminar, students will create an exhibition that explores the roles text, symbols, and writing play when they are incorporated into visual art.

Prerequisite: Any one Art History course or instructor permission

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