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Viewing: CEX 7220 : Conservation and Art Handling: The Art of Exhibition Mount Making

Last approved: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:21:57 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:01:23 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
CEX
7220
Conservation and Art Handling: The Art of Exhibition Mount Making
Mount Making
201501
3
Course Type
Studio Course
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20

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In this blended learning course, each student will combine a research project investigating mount making techniques and their relationship with museum standards for conservation and art handling with hands-on experience in brass mount-making. Students will research mount making techniques that reflect understanding of museum object conservation and display. Students will visit exhibitions and go behind the scenes to meet conservators, mount-makers, designers and other museum professionals. Students will also participate in hands-on workshop component to learn the basics of brass mount-making for museum objects and artifacts. Students will work independently towards a final written paper and presentation, along with a physical example of mount making techniques.


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Key: 1214