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ART 260: Curation in Context: The Art of the Exhibition in Memphis and Beyond

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F11 Modern Art Elective

This course is a one semester class designed to teach students the basics of exhibiting art as well as examining theoretical issues including but not limited to: the mission of a gallery, understanding a gallery’s audience, and the role of exhibition spaces in a community. Working with the gallery director students may be involved in: publicizing, preparing and designing of exhibits, proper handling of works of art, hanging, lighting, labels, receptions, security, etc. for all exhibits during the spring semester year. The class is only open to juniors and seniors or with permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites: History of Western Art, or permission of the instructor