The evolution of the role of curator has been both celebrated and highly contested, especially in the last twenty years. This course provides participants with a strong understanding of historical and current curatorial practices through the analysis of different exhibitions and display platforms, looking at the museum model in comparison with independent galleries as well as the relationship between the artist and curator. Participants are equipped with a sound introduction to different aspects of the profession. The course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in this particular field and those interested in curating their own exhibition.
Suitable for beginners as well as art world professionals looking to develop their existing knowledge and expertise. Minimum age 18.
This course includes:
- Eight-week term, with a half-term break;
- Expert lecture with time for questions and discussion each week;
- Occasional panel discussions with art market leaders;
- Wine receptions with faculty and fellow participants;
- Learning in the Institute's historic Georgian townhouse campus at the heart of Bloomsbury.
- Networking opportunities with faculty and fellow participants;
- Certificate of participation on completion of the course