Museum Principles and Practices I

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 486A

Explores the purpose and functions of museums with particular emphasis on relationships with communities and on the ways in which knowledge is created and preserved through collections and research. Topics include history and organization of museums and collections curatorship, research, documentation and care. Emphasis on role of museums, their collections and the knowledge these convey in contemporary society.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 486A, HA 486, HA 486A.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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