The Museum Assistant Certificate is designed to provide students with the entry-level skills for the growing global art market. This certificate is ideal for students seeking careers in art museums, galleries, or cultural centers as well as arts professionals who seek to upgrade their knowledge and improve their marketability. Students learn to prepare the walls, handle artwork safely, pack and ship artwork, hang artwork, light artwork appropriately, write and create labels and didactic materials, research and lay out an exhibition through hands-on experience. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 17-19 units.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Outcome 1: Prepare in-depth analysis of a museum exhibition, addressing concerns of layout, flow, use of color, educational materials including didactic panels and curatorial concept. Outcome 2: Analyze, compare and contrast the theme and concept of selected exhibitions.
DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 07/02/2020 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.