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You will be watching an artist lecture by Kerry James Marshall. Marshall presented this lecture in conjunction with his major retrospective exhibition “Mastry” at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago in May 2016 ). In this lecture Marshall shares stories about his experiences as an emerging artist and his trajectory into a successful […]

museum studies

Research a digital initiative in museums in the US or internationally and evaluate the effectiveness of the program. It could be a digital exhibition, program, or engagement strategy. Some questions to think about: What makes it successful or not? Consider the Institution that hosted the program? How does the online content relate to the Institution’s […]

museum studies

Research a digital initiative in museums in the US or internationally and evaluate the effectiveness of the program. It could be a digital exhibition, program, or engagement strategy. Some questions to think about: What makes it successful or not? Consider the Institution that hosted the program? How does the online content relate to the Institution’s […]

museum studies

Imagine yourself in a job at a museum in the US (for example, Chief Curator), research your salary range, and write up a justification for how you came to that number. Use search engines like Glassdoor, LinkedIn, and other job websites for your research. (approximately 500 words, include job title, museum, city, etc., and list […]

Potential for misuse of private data

For this blog, focus on one specific component of the film, making a connection with a contemporary surveillance issue.  Reference specific scenes from the film, along with integrating at least one of the supplemental materials from this unit (reading, documentary).  You can also use outside information if you like, but make sure it comes from […]

reflection

1. Read chapters from “Ruined by Design” by Mike Monteiro: “Moving Fast and Breaking Things”, “All the White Boys in the Room”, “Choosing Where to Work”, “How to Set up for Success” and “Oh, the Monsters We’ll Kill”.2. Reading: Joyce Carol Oates, Notes on Failure Take 3 quotes  from each of the article and write […]

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

For this assignment listen to the first movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and submit a brief description of what you think it means.  There is no right of wrong answer, this is strictly your own opinion.  What images does it bring to mind?  If it were included in a movie soundtrack how do you […]

Haydn String Quartet No. 62, Movement 2

Watch and listen to the video of the Veridis Quartet’s performance of the second movement of Haydn’s String Quartet No. 62, linked just above this assignment in this week’s Moodle block.  This movement is an example of a Theme and Variations form. Revel describes this form this way: “A theme is presented and then altered […]

Reading Response: Short Essay Questions for If you Cant be Free, Be a Mystery

Readings attached. Reading Response: Short Essay Questions for If you Cant be Free, Be a MysteryInstructions: Read the Preface, Overture, and Part One (pp.11-95), then answer the following questions in whatever length seems appropriate. Type directly on this document and save it before uploading. 1.    What inspired the author to write this book? 2.    Griffin […]

music

InstructionsYour completed research paper and presentation is due in Module 8, but it should be a work in progress throughout the course. Turn in an outline of your paper including the purpose statement you submitted in Module 2. Check the sources that you submitted in Module 2. Do they contain enough information for all the […]

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