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Art 51L Museum Viewing Lab

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Need to enroll in ART 51L Gallery Viewing Lab?
Enroll through Webadvisor. After the semester has begun select one of the available open section numbers in Webadvisor. No Add Codes needed!

Fall, 2015 –  All Art 51L reports must be submitted on Blackboard by 11:59pm – Friday, December 18.

Art 51L MuseumViewing Lab –Instructions

Art 51L is designed to complement and enhance the art class in which you are concurrently enrolled. It is required for one semester for art students. Note: Students enroll in Art 51L only once per semester, even if they are taking two or more art classes. Read and follow directions in order to receive credit! This lab is .5 units of credit.

Blackboard is an online program where the Art 51L form is located. Go to to Activate Your Account. Once you have activated your account you will have access to the Art 51L form and directions. You must download the form to your computer and save your work there or on a thumbdrive. The form is a pdf that you can enter information into – be sure to save your work. All Art 51L forms must be completed and turned in through Blackboard by 11:59pm on Friday, December 18th.

What You Must Do!
• View and correctly document 6 different museum exhibitions following the directions below. Exhibition viewings should always be done in person during the semester you are enrolled.
• Exhibitions: Choose a single exhibition from a museum – limit 2 exhibits per museum

What Works?
1. Museums: Contemporary, Historical, Anthropological, Scientific – limit 2 exhibits per museum
2. Docent led tours for each exhibit – A docent is someone that leads a scheduled tour of an exhibition
3. Exhibition wall text and statements – All museum exhibitions will have an introductory statement
4. Audio tour – Audio tours are often available for larger exhibitions, not always included in the entry fee
5. Museums included on attached resource list
6. Out-of-town museums
7. Cabrillo Gallery

What Doesn’t Work?

1. Incomplete forms – fill the form out completely in order to receive credit
2. Websites or virtual museums

If you have any questions concerning your Art 50L Gallery Viewing Lab, please contact us:
Cabrillo Gallery
Room 1002, Library Building 1000
Telephone: 831.479.6308, Email Beverly Rayner or for general questions Email the Cabrillo Gallery
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday: 7 - 9 p.m.

Suggested ART 51L Art Viewing Spaces
Please note: Most museums have an entry fee and often have a student discount –
Have your Cabrillo Student I.D. available. Some museums have "Free" days –
Check their websites for availablity!

Santa Cruz Co.

Aptos History Museum
7605-B Old Dominion Court

Cabrillo Gallery
Cabrillo College
Library, Room 1002
Aptos Campus

Ben Lomond
S. C. Mountains Art Center
9341 Mill Street

Boulder Creek
San Lorenzo Valley Museum
12547 Highway 9

Capitola Historical Museum
410 Capitola Avenue

Santa Cruz
Museum of Art & History
705 Front Street

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1305 East Cliff Drive

Pajaro Valley Historical Association
332 East Beach Street

Pajaro Valley Gallery
37 Sudden Street

South of Santa Cruz Co.
Monterey Museum of Art
559 Pacific Street

Monterey Museum of Art
720 Via Mirada

Pacific Grove Art Center
568 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove

Center For Photographic Arts
San Carlos & 9th Street

Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

4th and Guadalupe

Santa Clara County

NUMU – New Museum Los Gatos
4 Tait Avenue
Los Gatos

Japanese American Museum
535 North Fifth Street
San Jose

Montalvo Art Center
15400 Montalvo Road

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
560 South First Street
San Jose

The Tech Museum
201 South Market Street
San Jose

MACLA Center for Latino Arts
510 South First Street
San Jose


Santa Clara County (con't)

San Jose Museum of Art
110 S. Market Street
San Jose

Cantor Arts Center

328 Lomita Dr, Stanford

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
1660 Park Avenue
San Jose

S.J. Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 S. First Street
San Jose

Triton Museum of Art

1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara

The de Saisset Museum
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara

Bay Area Counties
UC Berkeley Art Museum
2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland

Oakland Museum of California

1000 Oak St, Oakland

Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street, S.F.

de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park, S.F.

Palace of the Legion of Honor

Lincoln Park -100 34th Ave, S.F.

S.F. Museum of Modern Art

151 Third Street, S.F.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street, S.F.

California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr, S.F.

Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St, S.F.

Alcatraz Island

San Francisco Bay

Beat Museum
540 Broadway, S.F.

California Historical Society
678 Mission Street, S.F.

GLBT History Museum
4127 18th St, S.F.

Museum of Craft and Design
2569 Third Street, S.F.

Museo Italo Americano
Fort Mason Center, S.F.

The Mexican Museum
Fort Mason Center, S.F.

Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St, S.F.

Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission St, S.F.

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