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Museum Studies


Learn about the mission and function of museum in society. . This class will teach you how to manage and archive collections. You will also plan, market, fund-raise, and curate exhibitions.

In this course you will:
  • Develop a plan for opening an onsite museum dedicated to the exhibitions of more than 140 years of Los Angeles High School artifacts
  • Interact with alumni and the community to determine a clear mission and vision for the museum
  • Devise a public relations campaign complete with marketing strategy for the museum’s opening

Projects you'll have the opportunity to complete are:
  • Build a museum
  • Curate a show
  • Create marketing materials though video and graphic design
  • Wearable art-period piece from an L.A. High yearbook