- Code ARTH4016
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Art History, Museums and Collections
This semester long internship with available arts cultural institutions is a prestigious and demanding program, in which the internship convenor places Art History and Curatorship Honours students. The Internship is designed to provide the student with practical insights into the activities and the workings of an art museum or gallery. The specific nature of the contact work will depend on the requirements of the art museum specialist supervisor, who may include curators, research program managers, registrars and learning and access programmers. The internship is aimed at providing an opportunity for learning about the field in preparation towards and art museum career.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Participate in the workings of an arts and cultural
institution in co-operation with specialist staff.
- Engage with a specified art museum project related to
- Identify an art object to research and deliver a floor
talk about that object to an audience.
- Develop the writing
of an extended label and caption on an art object/s in an art
- Write an exhibition review that engages a wide reader
- Demonstrate strong analytic and evaluative skills by researching and writing a documented paper on an issue of contemporary interest and polemic related to art museum and arts industry practice in Australia and/or internationally.
20 minute floor talk and a written research report of 1000 words: 15% (LO 1, 2, 3)
Extended label and caption: 15% (LO 2, 3, 4)
Exhibition review article: 1000 words 20% (LO 1, 2, 5)
Research essay: 3000 words 50% (LO 1, 2, 6)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from a combination of supervisor meetings, attendance at internship placement and applied research and writing. The structure and delivery of contact hours is dependent on internship placement.
Requisite and Incompatibility
No Prescribed Texts
Preliminary ReadingThis information will be provided to students via WATTLE.
In consultation with internship convenor
Completion of a cognate major
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