History and Theory of Museum and Gallery Exhibition

Fall 2017

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Course Details

MiraCosta Community College District
Department of Art

This course introduces students to the history of museum and gallery exhibitions as well as to the theories behind historical and contemporary museum and gallery exhibition design. It relates these ideas to art exhibitions and to those in anthropological and science collections. Topics include the history of exhibition and display, exhibition design and layout, collections management, and publicity. Museum visits may be required.