Domestic Historic Interiors

ARC00069M

Module leader: Matt Jenkins

Aims

To introduce students to current policies and practices relating to the research, management, curation and interpretation of historic interiors, especially in the UK

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module students should:

  • Be familiar with current policies and practices relating to the management, curation and interpretation of historic interiors, especially in the UK
  • Be able to research historic interiors and collections to inform and enhance professional curatorial practice

By the end of the module students will have developed and enhanced:

  • Written and verbal communication skills, in formative and summative essays and seminar research and presentations
  • Teamworking and leadership skills in seminar research and presentations

Structure and Content

This module will focus on methods and approaches to the historic interior, ranging from historical, art historical and archaeological approaches, and the problems of interdisciplinarity, to more practical aspects of the conservation and restoration of particular aspects of historic interiors, to the interpretation and presentation of these buildings. 

The module is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and practicals. It is accompanied by independent study. 

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