SRJC Course Outlines

10/14/2019 8:17:26 AMART 53 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 53Title:  EXHIBITION DESIGN  
Full Title:  Exhibition Design and Management
Last Reviewed:8/27/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled13.13
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.333 min.Lab Scheduled23.28
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.08 Contact Total36.40
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 62.65 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Studio class in preparing artwork for gallery exhibition includes: receiving, shipping, conservation, matting, documentation, lighting and installing. This class would be of interest to those students who wish to work in a gallery setting or prepare their artwork for exhibition.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ART 3, ART 5, or ART 7A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Studio class in preparing artwork for gallery exhibition includes: receiving, shipping, conservation, matting, documentation, lighting and installing. This class would be of interest to those students who wish to work in a gallery setting or prepare their artwork for exhibition.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion of ART 3, ART 5, or ART 7A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2007Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify necessary tools and procedures in receiving, documenting, shipping, insuring and
    preparing art work in a gallery environment.
2.  Make critical choices in displaying, labeling and lighting of art work to create a gallery
    exhibit.
3.  Use a working vocabulary of exhibition terminology including archival conversation
    vocabulary.

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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Employ creative thinking skills and exercise decision-making skills in
    regard to exhibiting artwork.
2. Use a working vocabulary of exhibition terminology including archival
    and conservation vocabulary.
3. Demonstrate skills in preparing gallery for exhibition such as:
    painting, filling and movable wall assembly.
4. Use a variety of two-and three-dimensional presentation media to
    communicate visual ideas including matting, mounting, lighting and
    labeling techniques.
5. Use visual perception skills and critical analysis to design an
    effective exhibition plan.
6. Demonstrate best practices with regard to legal and
    physical standards of handling and shipping artwork.

Topics and Scope
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All topics are addressed in both lecture and lab components of this course.
 
I.    Fundamentals of exhibitions as visual communication.
II.   Methods of space planning and traffic flow in relation to
     art exhibition needs.
III. Exhibition terminology and use.
IV. Professional preparation/repair of a gallery space for exhibition
     and the receiving of artwork.
V.  Archival matting techniques, safe methods of hanging work, and
     design/printing of labels.
VI. Appropriate dismantling, packaging and shipping methods for
     artwork from an exhibition.

Assignments:
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All assignments reflect both lecture and lab components of this course.
 
1. Students will write a 500-word essay comparing and contrasting two installations
2. Exam covering gallery terminology
3. Prepare the gallery for exhibition by arranging and prepping walls and
    receiving artwork
4. Install artwork using a variety of methods and materials including
    matting, mounting, lighting and labeling
5. Remove artwork from exhibition using best practices for handling and
    return of artwork

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Written essay
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
Exhibition plan, gallery preparation and installation and removal
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Attendance and class participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Manual of Museum Exhibitions. Lord, Barry and Lord, Gail. AltaMira Press. 2001 (classic)

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