Assignments – Session II – Week 2


Required Reading


Required Viewing


Recommended Reading



Assignments


MONDAY

1. Terminology Definition

Definition of one art term of your choice. 70 words or less.

  • Select one term from chart "C-D" (See link to Terminology Charts in the sidebar)
  • Define your chosen term
  • Research for and include an example (image)
  • Provide full citations for both the content and the image using MLA style citations
    For instructions writing MLA style citations please visit: 
    Cornell University Library, MLA Citation Style, https://www.library.cornell.edu/research/citation/mla
  • To cite digital images, it is recommended you use this online digital image citation engine: 
    http://www.easybib.com/mla-format/digital-image-citation
  • Post your definition as a PDF attachment on the discussion board in the forum titled Terminology Definition Week 2

Please note: 

  • The definition must be in your own words and written in the third person
  • Professionally presented
  • No term may be repeated
  • Each student is required to keep a record of what their classmates have previously posted in current and previous weeks
  • If two students choose the same term in the same week, the post of the student who posts first will remain, and the other student will be required to post another term before the deadline
  • Write for a 14 year old.
  • Do not introduce new terms that also require a definition

DUE: Monday by Midnight (CET)
Comments on at least three of your classmates' terminology definitions due Tuesday by midnight (CET)


TUESDAY

2. Open Storage – Is it Smart?

  • Read assigned articles and be prepared to discuss whether or not you think open storage is a good idea
  • Google "Museum Open Storage" select "Images" and browse.  Be prepared to discuss

The Good Stuff in the Back Room
The Art Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage in Staraya Derevnya


WEDNESDAY

3. National Museum of the American Indian – Moving the Collections

NMAI


THURSDAY

4. Case Study: The Preparation of Condition Reports for Costume and Textiles at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Read assigned case study and be prepared to discuss

Case Study: The Preparation of Condition Reports for Costume and Textiles at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Catherine C. McLean and Susan R. Schmalz


FRIDAY

  • Class Discussion