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ART 296Z Gallery Practicum

Perequisite: 2 previous Art or Art History courses or permission of instructor: This course introduces students to the range of professional activities associated with producing the ubiquitous vehicle for displaying and viewing art: the Exhibition. Through assignments, hands-on experience, readings and field trips, students learn to develop an exhibition from conception and promotion to installation and documentation. In groups and individually, students write proposals, develop press packets, produce educational materials, design announcements, curate and install exhibition design. Students learn to design the exhibition space and install various types of art works utilizing the Peter Fingesten Gallery at One Pace Plaza as a resource. Readings contribute to an understanding of the role of the exhibition space and its co-development with broader cultural and artistic ideologies.


3 credits