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GS273 – Museum Collections Management: History, Ethics and Practice

Examines historical and philosophical origins of museums and their collections. Students will explore how the acquisition, preservation, and display of museum collections reflect shifting ethical, political, and philosophical priorities, cultural values, and ideologies. The course includes field trips to museums to view exhibitions, research facilities, and collections storage, and to meet with museum professionals.

Prerequisite: One of the following: Art History 100, Art History 112, Art History 113, Anthropology 101, Anthropology 102, Anthropology 103, History 105, Southwest Studies 175, or consent of instructor.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 4 Museum Collections Management: History, Ethics and Practice Laurel Bradley Fine Arts Center 150 25/19 12/11/2017