ART 497 Museums as Interpreters of Culture (3) MPC

Explores the rich texture of forces, disciplines and factors that contribute to the idea of the museum as an interpreter of cultures. Examines the interplay of influences that affect and determine a museum's identity. These influences include the perspectives of curators, collectors and donors; scholars; artists; specific cultural groups; the sociopolitical environment; the art market and diverse audience sectors.

Prerequisite: completion of a Thematic Sequence in the arts or humanities or permission of instructor.

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