M.LiT: Syllabus

Pre-Program Reading
Posing Beauty Exhibition Prospectus

Thu, Mar 6, Orientation
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau
Location: Conference Room 1

Thu, Mar 13, An Introduction to Curatorial — Profession Overview and Preliminary Theme Development
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau
Presenter: Dr. Sylvia Yount

Thu, Mar 20, An Introduction to Exhibition Design — Profession Overview and Concepts of Design: Methods and Materials
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau
Presenters: VMFA Exhibition Designers

Thu, Mar 27, Curation (Theme Development, cont.) and Exhibition Checklist
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau
Presenter: VMFA Registrars

Thu, Apr 3, Concepts of Design — Interpretive and Non-interpretive
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau

Thu, Apr 10, Finalize Exhibition Checklist and Exhibition Materials Checklist & Understanding the Architectural Language: Scale and Elevation
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau

Thu, Apr 17, Go to Work with VMFA Day & Lab Time
9 am – 5 pm
Coordinator: Anna Bushman

Thu, Apr 24, Concepts of Design — Intro to Model Making, Understanding the Architectural Language: Plan and Section
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jayna Champeau

Sat, Apr 26, Concepts of Design — Intro to Sketchup
10 am – 5 pm
Instructor: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau

Thu, May 1, Label Writing, Wall Didactics & Fabrication, and The Scholar & The Visitor
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructors: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau
Presenter: VMFA Educators

Thu, May 8, Label Writing, Wall Didactics & Fabrication, and Protect & Conserve
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructors: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau
Presenter: VMFA Conservators

Sat, May 10, The Art of Exhibition Installation and Fabrication, Part 1
10 am – 5 pm
Instructors: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau

Thu, May 15, The Art of Exhibition Installation, Part 2
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructors: Michael Lease and Jayna Champeau

Sat, May 16, Teen Talent: Beauty, Body, and Image: Talent Show and Museum Leaders in Training exhibition opening
6 – 9 pm

Sat, May 16, Teen Tern Application Deadline
Coordinator: Jessica Bauserman and Anna Bushman

Sat, Jun 14, Summer Orientation
10 am – noon