Atlanta University Center Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective
Ways of Seeing: Art History, Curating and Museums
Course Description: Ways of Seeing: Art History, Curating and Museums is an immersive four-week course which introduces rising junior and senior high school students of color to the discipline of art history and the practice of art appreciation. Through a survey of significant artworks in African American art and visual culture alongside a focus on art in the Western tradition students learn how curators and other professionals interpret art and other objects entrusted to their care.
Assignment Description: Students were asked to curate a digital exhibition on the AUC GLAM Omeka portal, incorporating artwork from the High Museum of Art Civil Rights Photography Collection as well as archival material from AUC Archives Research Center.