ARTH 380. Museum Studies: Proseminar
The course is an introduction to the modern museum presented in three parts: (1) a general introduction to museums; (2) a practical survey of how museums function (regarding exhibitions; collections; management; museum-law; finance, etc.); and (3) a review of some important topics currently under debate in the museum world and beyond. The course is conceived as a weekly proseminar, with lecturers speaking on a rotating (weekly) basis about their areas of expertise, in accord with the subject matter and assigned readings established on the syllabus.