Curating an Exhibition

Description: This is a semester-long class project in which students collectively curate a virtual exhibition using analytical concepts studied in class. Student teams create sections of the exhibition that each highlight a theme related to [...]


Description: Many of the rubrics developed by the Association of American Colleges & Universities can be adapted for object-based teaching and learning, as well as courses centered on museum-specific topics and discussion. Click here to download [...]

Winter Term: Introduction to Museum Studies

Description: This course is intended to provide students with an overview of gallery/museum careers, an introduction to best practices as they relate to exhibits and collections, and discussions drawn from current issues in museology. A [...]

Readings Course: Provenance: How A Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art

Description: Provenance is the true story about one of the greatest art scandals of the 20th century. The novel raises a whole host of ethical quandaries for us to consider: how does the art market [...]

Teaching with Objects Resources and References

Description: This document contains over twenty articles, essays, and web links with information about various approaches and methodologies used in teaching with objects. In addition to articles and essays, the list contains links to videos, [...]

Integrated Assessment Plan for Academic Art Museum

Description: This integrated assessment plan for an academic art museum provides a snapshot of how the academic art museum supports organizational, curricular, and other college goals, museum program student learning goals, and direct and indirect [...]