Inside Art Museums

This course offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how several famous art museums were conceived, planned and constructed. We will focus on specific collectors and their collections transitioned to become publicly accessible. We'll look at the planning and design of art museums and how they've evolved throughout history. The Louvre, Glenstone, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of African American History,Isabella Gardner Museum, Guggenheim and the J. Paul Getty Museum are a few of the museums we'll discuss.