To earn the Museum Studies certificate, students must complete the three Core courses. "The Exhibit" course is optional and geared more to professionals at smaller institutions who need specific exhibit design know-how.
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This two-day symposium presents an in-depth study of the components that make a successful museum exhibit, whether permanent or temporary. Topics covered will include: concept, research, conservation, publications, design, lighting, budget, loans, advertising, sponsorship, education, and visitor satisfaction. The symposium includes specialist speakers from the fields of Lighting, Design, and Community Relations. There is also a field-trip for the group to observe and share the experience of design and exhibit interpretation at one of Chicago’s tiniest museums.
This course may be taken as a supplement to Northwestern University's Museum Studies Certificate Program or as a stand-alone experience for museum professionals and those who are interested in furthering their knowledge of the exhibit process.
This course is offered during the Summer quarter.
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|07/14/17 - 07/15/17||FSa||9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.||Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room TBA|
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