ARTH 251 - Art Curating

Overview

Course Title

Art Curating

Department(s)

Description

This course covers the basics of planning an exhibition for a targeted audience in a Gallery or Museum setting. Appropriate display design for a specific theme, utilizing the gallery/museum collection, research, sources of information, how to write informative text for the public (what to say and how to say it), exhibition design and production, contracts, insurance, construction and display of exhibitions, publicity. In addition, the course will cover policies for collecting and disposal of works of art, donations, purchases and loans. Classroom lecture and discussion will be supplemented with trips to the QCC Art Gallery to observe, to participate in meetings with the Gallery Director, and to participate in curatorial duties (under supervision) when the student achieves a grade point average of B or above, as determined by tests, quizzes, papers, and class participation.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

034265

Course Schedule

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