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This guide was created to assist students in Jennifer Josten's Museum Studies Exhibition Seminar (HAA 1020)

University Art Gallery

The University Art Gallery (UAG) is located in the Frick Fine Arts Building and contains more than 3,000 objects from around the world. The UAG works closely with each Museum Studies Exhibition Seminar class to help make student curated exhibitions a reality.


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Students working on the exhibit

This guide was created to assist students in Jennifer Josten's Museum Studies Exhibition Seminar (HAA 1020). The exhibition Paradoxes of Play: Concrete and Conceptualist Proposals in Brazil and Beyond was the seminar's culminating project, and the resources included in this guide were utilized in its development.  

Can't Find It?

If we do not have a particular book, article or other resource in our collection, you can borrow it from another campus or local, national or worldwide library through our free interlibrary loan services.

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  • Refining your search to the Frick Fine Arts Library Location can be helpful if you want to make sure an item is located in this library.

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Fine Arts Librarian

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Kiana Jones
149 Frick Fine Arts Building
650 Schenley Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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Librarians you can contact by email or stop by to speak with: 

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