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Fieldwork: Art at the Gallery - ARHT2675

Working in partnership with leading museums, this unit introduces students to object-based learning, and the study of artworks in situ. Driven by hands-on learning experiences, students will develop a core set of analytical and professional skills through the close examination of artworks as material and physical objects.

1 x 1hr lecture 1 x 2 hr seminar

1x 1000wd Object Analysis (20%), 1x 500wd Acquistion Highlight (25%), 1x 3000wd Research Project (40%), 1x Participation (15%)

Additional information
Taught as a three-hour block. To meet the agreement we have established with our industry partner, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, this unit will be taught as a three-hour block. This structure allows us to engage in focused and extended object-based learning activities, the logistics and pedagogy of which require an extended block of time. Teaching in a three hour block means less disruption to the gallery's schedule.


12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Art History and Film Studies
Study Mode: Field experience
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Courses that offer this unit

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