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Learn about the role of the contemporary curator in this four-week evening course. Each week, participants will hear from a different contemporary practitioner who will discuss their work and offer insights into ways of navigating a career in curation. Led by independent curator Matilda Pye, case studies and group conversations will unpack the contexts, opportunities and perspectives in which contemporary curating has expanded and evolved.Read more
Matilda Pye is curator at the Queen’s House, Royal Museums Greenwich and a V&A Research Institute, Paul Mellon, Public Engagement Fellow. Since 2004 she has worked predominantly with museums including Tate, the V&A and the National Portrait Gallery.
It was really valuable to learn the 'nitty gritty' of what curators do on a daily basis. Previous Course Student
As well as exploring curating in the gallery and museum system, this course explores curating in different contexts – festivals, pop ups, interventions and digital platforms – offering participants insight into a broad range of current thinking around curatorial practice in art and design.
Curating Now will focus on four themes: Curating with Science, Curating with Architecture, Curating Experience and Curating in Partnerships and Collaborations.
This course is ideal for curators at an early to mid-stage of their careers and for those who are considering a curating career in galleries and museums.
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25 February 2020 - 17 March 2020
£240.00 - £260.00
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)