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Museum Studies Exhibition Seminar (HAA 1020) - Oakland Campus: Home

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.


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.  

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Art Librarian

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Kate Joranson
Head, Frick Fine Arts Library
149 Frick Fine Arts Building