NYU Steinhardt

The Function and Structure of Museums

  • Course Number: ARVA-GE 2015
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The nature, function & structure of museums, from Napoleonic time to the present, & their three chief concerns: the collection, presentation, & interpretation of objects of material culture. By the comparison of museums to other societal institutions, the structure of today?s museum is brought into bold relief.
  • Old Course Number: E91.2015