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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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ARTS 105 - Gallery Practicum

Credit(s): 1
The objective of this one credit hour practicum is to familiarize students with the management and execution of hanging and displaying artwork in a gallery. Aspects of duties include, but are not limited to, proper display of artwork (leveled images, consistency in placement, lighting, preparing and repairing display wall surface and name tagging all work). It also includes the layout and production of printed materials promoting scheduled exhibitions (catalogues, brochures, postcards and posters). Assisting in the preparation of receptions, including food/refreshments, greeting guests, maintaining guest register, scheduling music (boxed and live) and clean up. Students enrolled in this practicum will prepare and distribute press releases and archive each show with all relative materials including artist statements, essays, printed materials, media coverage and high resolution photographs of collections exhibited by visiting artists. Assisting in overseeing the organization and filing of information relating to each show for posterity will be an expected responsibility. Students will develop skills in minor framing and matting artworks when needed.

Repeatability: This practicum can be repeated for a maximum of 6.

Course Level: Undergraduate

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