FT 654 — Exhibition: Planning and Interpretation

3 credits; 1 lecture and 4 lab hours

Focuses on the practical aspects of exhibit creation, and on the exhibition as a vehicle for the interpretation and presentation of objects. Research on the topic is undertaken and a preliminary selection of objects is made. Outside experts provide assistance with didactics, labels, brochure copy, and press releases and help with design issues. Lectures, assigned readings, case studies, class exercises and on-site observations of actual installations included. This course is taken on a Pass/Fail basis.