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University of New Haven Academic Catalog
    University of New Haven
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ARTS 1107 - Introduction to Museum Studies


This course initiates a broad introduction to the areas of museum studies and professional gallery practices. The first half of the course focuses on what a museum is, and examines the various types of museums and galleries (contemporary, non-profit, public, private, etc.) The second half investigates the various jobs and responsibilities that professionals have within museums as they work on exhibitions, education, research, collection management, development, and conservation. 3 credits