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University of Maryland's Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection

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Winter Session | Spring Semester

Winter Session, January 3 – 23, 2017

For Winter Session, credit courses and non-credit workshops are open to current UMD students, students from other colleges and universities, professionals, and life-long learners. Courses and workshops meet in the Center Conference Room, The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC. For directions and parking, click here.


Credit Courses: 
Credits and grade post to the University of Maryland transcript.

ARTH488K, Section 0101: Colloquium in Art History, Art History in the Museum World. 3 credits.
Instructor: Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Introduces students to various facets of museum work and provide guidance concerning the possible ways in which an academic degree in art history can be used for diverse career paths in the museum environment. In addition to meeting at The Phillips College, students visit other museums in the Washington D.C. area for meetings with different professionals. Rather than traditional lectures, class meetings are envisioned as active discussions on specific topics. Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to the following: curatorial work, management and preservation of collections, design and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions, fundraising, and outreach and educational programs that promote a more meaningful relationship between museums and their audiences.

    • Meets: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday

Non-Credit Workshops: No credit or grade is earned.

WINT488K, Section XPH1: Non-credit Workshop in Art History, Art History in the Museum World.
Instructor: Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Introduces students to various facets of museum work and provide guidance concerning the possible ways in which an academic degree in art history can be used for diverse career paths in the museum environment. In addition to meeting at The Phillips College, students visit other museums in the Washington D.C. area for meetings with different professionals. Rather than traditional lectures, class meetings are envisioned as active discussions on specific topics. Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to the following: curatorial work, management and preservation of collections, design and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions, fundraising, and outreach and educational programs that promote a more meaningful relationship between museums and their audiences.

    • Meets: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday

Winter Enrollment Information

Credit Course

Current UMD Students: Register via Testudo

DC Consortium Students

    • Consortium Universities and Colleges include: American, Catholic, Gallaudet, George Mason, GW, Georgetown, Howard, Marymount, National Defense Intelligence, National Defense, Trinity, UDC, and Uniformed Services
    • To register, click here.

All Other Students Interested in Credit

    • Apply for Winter Session Admission. Upon confirmation of admission, students receive registration and payment instructions.

Non-Credit Workshop

Complete the paper Non-Credit Workshop Enrollment Form

Costs

Application Fee: $65

Credit Course

    • MD In-state Resident: $346 per credit
    • Out-of-state Resident: $1,258 per credit
    • DC Consortium Student: Tuition/fees charged at the home institution rate

Non-credit Workshop

    • WINT465: $346.00, flat rate
    • WINT488K: $672.00, flat rate

Student Services Fee: $92

NOTE: The University will assess a 2.0% processing fee for all credit and debit card transactions for tuition and fee payments.

Deadlines

Winter Session Dates

    • Start: January 3, 2017; End: January 22, 2017

Credit Course (via Web)

    • Application: December 21, 2016
    • Registration: January 3, 2017
    • Payment: Due at registration

Non-credit Workshop

    • Enrollment Form: December 15, 2016

Spring Semester, January 25 – May 11, 2017

For Spring Semester, non-credit workshops are open to professionals and life-long learners. Credit courses are only open to admitted UMD students. Courses and workshops meet in the Center Conference Room, The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC. For directions and parking, click here.


Non-Credit Workshops: 
No credit or grade is earned.

EXST489G, Section XPH1: Non-credit Workshop in Art History, Depth and Surface in Modern and Contemporary Art.
Instructor: Max Rosenberg

Addresses the uncertain position of pictorial depth and material surface in modern and contemporary art since 1945. It will focus primarily on abstract painting, Pop art, photorealist painting and experimental film, video and computer art from the fifties, sixties, and seventies.

    • Meets: 1 – 3:30 p.m., Fridays

Credit Courses: Credits and grade post to the University of Maryland transcript.

ARTH489G, Section 0101: Special Topics in Art History; Depth and Surface in Modern and Contemporary Art. 3 credits.
Instructor: Max Rosenberg

Addresses the uncertain position of pictorial depth and material surface in modern and contemporary art since 1945. It will focus primarily on abstract painting, Pop art, photorealist painting and experimental film, video and computer art from the fifties, sixties, and seventies.

    • Meets: 1 – 3:30 p.m., Fridays

Spring Semester Enrollment Information

Non-Credit Workshop

Complete the paper Non-Credit Workshop Enrollment Form.

Credit Course

Current UMD Students: Register via Testudo

Non-UMD Students Interested in Credit
If you are not an admitted UMD student, you must first apply. Upon admission, email oes@umd.edu for registration assistance.

  • Undergraduate Credit
    • Apply for Special Audiences: Click here.
    • Select an option and submit the application. Questions should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, phone: 301-314-8345 or 800-422-5867; email: um-admit@uga.umd.edu.
  • Graduate Credit
    • Apply for Non-Degree Admissions: Click here.
    • Select an option and submit the applications. Questions should be directed to The Graduate School, phone: 301-405-3644; email: gradschool@umd.edu.

Costs

Application Fee: $75

Credit Course

    • MD In-state Resident, Undergraduate: $346 per credit
    • Out-of-state Resident, Undergraduate: $1,258 per credit
    • MD In-state Resident, Graduate: $651 per credit
    • Out-of-state Resident, Graduate: $1,404 per credit
    • Student Services Fee: $427.50, flat rate

Non-credit Workshop

    • EXST489G: $672.00, flat rate
    • Student Services Fee: $92

NOTE: The University will assess a 2.0% processing fee for all credit and debit card transactions for tuition and fee payments.

Deadlines

Spring Semester Dates

    • Start: January 25, 2017; End: May 11, 2017

Credit Course

    • Application: Click here.  
    • Registration: February 7, 2017
    • Payment: Due at registration

Non-credit Workshop

    • Enrollment Form: January 20, 2017