Jul 11, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

PRES 680 PMA Featured Exhbition: The Surrealists -Teacher’s Resource

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

In partnership with the featured special exhibitions on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this course is one of a continuing series that uses primary museum resources to better understand artworks in cultural and historical context as well as influence. Participants will study works using an art historical and literary perspective, as well as social and cultural significance. Course content is developed with the Education Department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, featuring speakers who discuss the exhibition in depth, plus additional lectures relating to the Museum’s permanent collection. With studio demonstrations and hands-on workshops designed for classroom use, participants create and develop a series of activities and lesson plans for application into a range of subject areas and grade levels. The temporary exhibition The Surrealists provides an account of Surrealism as told through the Museum’s unique collection of great masterpieces and lesser-known works of the movement, the exhibition will highlight the inspired minds and imaginations of the most celebrated Surrealists-including Salvador Dal

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course may not be audited.
This course cannot be taken pass/fail.