FAH353H1: On Display: Cultures of Exhibition, 1789-1900

Hours

24L

Examination of the historical development of the cultures of exhibition in Nineteenth-Century Europe, and the diversity of venues displaying works of art and nature. Historical and theoretical overview is complemented by case studies which include investigations of private cabinets of curiosity, encyclopedic museums, commercial galleries, side-shows, and world's fairs.

Prerequisite
Any FAH 200-level course
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)