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Curating Contemporary Art

University of the Arts London (UAL)

4 days
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About

Join the Curating Contemporary Art course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) and gain an understanding of professional standards of practice in curating. Learn about structures and institutions of the art world - acquire the tools to write an exhibition proposal, organise a show or apply for funding.

Overview

This 5 day Curating Contemporary Art course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) will start by giving you an overview of the history of curating and 21st century curatorial developments. We will survey the main trends, institutions and concerns of contemporary curatorial practices. We will also visit exhibitions in London, from DIY project spaces to established museums. 

The course will also provide you with important practical information about funding, promotion, installation and other professional aspects of curating. Then we'll move you on to building your practical skills by encouraging you to devise exhibition themes and proposals.

Don't miss your chance to gain valuable and practical insights into curating contemporary art in both gallery and alternative spaces.

Course Outcomes

It could mean moving on to curatorial projects, assistantships, partnerships or internships in the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A history of curating: Lecture on curatorial roles and histories.
  • Translating ideas into proposals.
  • Curatorial roles and working methods
  • Context and mediation. 
  • Resources for curators.
  • Gallery Visit
  • EXHIBITION: Contextualising your practice.
  • Taking your proposals to the next stage, context and intention.
  • Publicity and the press release.
  • Partnerships, funding, timetables and calculating budgets.
  • Pitching your project: how to present ideas.

Audience

Anyone with an interest in curating exhibitions of contemporary art. You may be looking to make proposals to venues, apply for gallery internships, follow a career in arts administration or apply for a BA or MA degree in Curating. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone with an interest in curating exhibitions of contemporary art. You may be looking to make proposals to venues, apply for gallery internships, follow a career in arts administration or apply for a BA or MA degree in Curating. 

Course Level: Beginner

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    675 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 675 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • EU/EEA

    675 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 675 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.

Funding

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