ANTHR 526

Museum Exhibitions and Programming

Anthropology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Instruction and practica in all aspects of exhibition development. Current thought and literature in museum education with practica for application.

When Taught

Winter Odd Years

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Fixed

8

Title

Exhibition Skill Assessment

Learning Outcome

Through course assignments, students will be able to identify their interests and aptitudes for developing museum exhibitions.

Title

Exhibition and Program Skills

Learning Outcome

Students will be provided projects that require professional practices in developing an exhibition and associated programming products.

Title

Familiarity with Museum Education

Learning Outcome

Through course assignments, students will acquire training in museum education theory.  These assignments will involve hands-on practices in developing a real exhibition.

Title

Mentoring and Professional Development

Learning Outcome

Through course assignments, students will be provided opportunities to work closely with museum professionals in order to develop a complete exhibition.