Masters Program in Curating in Italy

Compare Masters Degrees in Curating in Italy


A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The purposes of the programme are to provide great theoretical and working skills in exhibition creation, creating various types of productions and presentations as well as giving insights into the associations between theoretical thinking and visual creative work.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

Master's Degree in Curating in Italy

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Contemporary Art Conservation - 1st Level Master Degree

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Venice

The issue of Contemporary Art Conservation is at the center of crucial debates and unceasing controversies. The diversity and originality of used materials, the ephemerality and perishability of some art works, the use of new media and, last but not least, the immateriality of some performances and happenings make this field a continuously and rapidly evolving ground where well prepared specialists ready to deal with this wide and inestimable patrimony are definitely missing. Starting from here and from the individual peculiarities of each Campus, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli – IED Como and Istituto Europeo di Design Venezia, signed a partnership which proposes an ambitious Higher Education project: the Master in Contemporary Art Conservation, a program focused on the contemporary art works conservation and restoration of materials used for its production. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Curating in Italy. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH This Master program in Contemporary Art Conservation is opened to graduates who want to acquire theoretical and practical specific preparation in the field of contemporary art conservation, interested to operate in a dynamic and evolving sector. Previous studies in fine arts academies and schools of restoration could be considered as an asset, but not a prerequisite to access the course. Methodology The course is divided into two modules, characterized by a specific course of study, strictly related to the peculiarity of the venue in which it takes place: Venice and Como. In the I° Module, the courses offered by IED Venice provide students with an original preparation in the field of arts and conservation, interchanging lessons in class with visits and meetings, so to understand the concrete application of theoretical concept analyzed in class. A focus is dedicate on the criticality related to the movement and the management of the contemporary artwork, to the legal aspect and the valorization of cultural heritage. In the II° Module, the possibility to operate in the technical laboratory of Accademia Aldo Galli-IED Como, will offer a concrete preparation in the field of restoration, through workshop and practical experience able to prepare students to understand the artworks peculiarities and how to operate on them. A specific training period is scheduled at the end of the course and will contribute to the definition of the final thesis project. [-]

Master in Curatorial Practice

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Venice

The Master in Curatorial Practice promoted by IED Venice is a program dealing in a complete and pragmatic way with the exhibition design direction and management related to the art field and beyond, training professionals ready to enter with full rights the art industry. [+]

Target This study path is designed for post-graduate students coming from all over the world who want to specialize professionally in the curatorial sector, including museums, galleries, fairs or for auction houses. Previous study in the field of Arts and Management are desirable, but not essential. Methodology and Structure The curriculum of the course consists of surveys of modern and international contemporary art, as well as close consideration of visual arts institutions and practices, training in exhibition organization and public programs in museums and not-for-profit galleries, commissioning, writing, publishing and commercial gallery activity. The teaching combines lecture-based courses, self-initiated research, seminars, site visits, and collaborative work. It also involves the realization of a project in partnership with a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The duration of the Masters program is divided as follows: seven months of lectures, lab activities, museum and gallery visits, integrated with individual study, project development and three months dedicated to the elaboration of a final Thesis Project that can be undertaken alone or in a group. The Masters program has a very pragmatic approach, providing students with methodology and a step-by-step path that will lead to the realization of an exhibition project. For that reason its structure is divided into 3 main parts: - AREA 1_THEORY The first part provides students with solid introduction to the history of post-WW2 modern and contemporary art, and a critical analysis of recent trends. The history of exhibitions is analyzed in the light of museology, leading to a consideration of current curatorial strategies. - AREA 2_SKILLS AND EXPERTISE The second part is concerned with specific expertise and skills required to develop an efficient working practice in fields of exhibition organization and management, also placing emphasis on audience development through marketing and learning, writing – as required for publication, fundraising etc – and off-site activity. Driven by renowned professionals, this area will be relevant equally for those wishing to pursue careers either in not-for-profit or commercial art worlds, in auction houses or art fairs, commissioning the production of new art work in museums or in the public realm. - AREA 3_PRACTICE The third part is the realization of a curatorial project, starting from an idea to its concrete realization. They will moreover live the experience of the next 57th International Art Exhibition managed by La Biennale of Venice from a special point of view, and special week inside the main cultural institution located in the city. [-]