136A: Museum Exhibit Curation and Design

Instructor: Rosemary Joyce

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 11:00am – 12:29pm

A practical introduction to contemporary museum approaches to exhibition design, with particular application to the design of exhibits that present cultural heritage in anthropology, art, and natural history museums. Both the theory of museum exhibit desing and practice will be covered, including critiques of representation; issues of cultural heritage; conversation, education, and installation standards; and incorporation of interactivity, including through digital media.