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2021/2022 University Catalog 
2021/2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 578 - Seminar in History of Museums and Exhibitions

Units: 3

Prerequisite(s): At least one course selected from ART 557 , ART 559 , or ART 560 .

Origin, history, and function of the museum. Theories of collecting, museums, and construction of knowledge. Role of elites in formation and construction of museums, controversial exhibitions, exhibitionary practices, and globalism.