Museum Management and Curatorship

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Oct-10-2022

    London

  • Oct-10-2022

    Dubai

  • Oct-17-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-17-2022

    Barcelona

  • Oct-17-2022

    Singapore

  • Oct-17-2022

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-17-2022

    Zurich

  • Oct-17-2022

    Madrid

  • Oct-17-2022

    Paris

  • Oct-17-2022

    Istanbul

  • Oct-24-2022

    Dubai

  • Oct-24-2022

    London

  • Nov-07-2022

    Dubai

  • Nov-07-2022

    London

  • Nov-07-2022

    Barcelona

  • Nov-07-2022

    Singapore

  • Nov-07-2022

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-07-2022

    Zurich

  • Nov-07-2022

    Madrid

  • Nov-07-2022

    Paris

  • Nov-07-2022

    Istanbul

  • Nov-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-21-2022

    London

  • Nov-21-2022

    Dubai

  • Nov-21-2022

    Istanbul

  • Nov-21-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-21-2022

    Paris

  • Nov-21-2022

    Madrid

  • Nov-21-2022

    Zurich

  • Nov-21-2022

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-21-2022

    Singapore

  • Nov-21-2022

    Barcelona

  • Dec-12-2022

    London

  • Dec-12-2022

    Dubai

  • Dec-12-2022

    Paris

  • Dec-12-2022

    Singapore

  • Dec-12-2022

    Barcelona

  • Dec-12-2022

    Zurich

  • Dec-12-2022

    Madrid

  • Dec-12-2022

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-12-2022

    Istanbul

  • Dec-12-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-26-2022

    London

  • Dec-26-2022

    Dubai

  • Dec-26-2022

    Paris

  • Dec-26-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-26-2022

    Madrid

  • Dec-26-2022

    Zurich

  • Dec-26-2022

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-26-2022

    Singapore

  • Dec-26-2022

    Barcelona

  • Dec-26-2022

    Istanbul

  • Sep-19-2023

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-19-2023

    Madrid

  • Sep-19-2023

    Paris

  • Sep-19-2023

    Istanbul

  • Sep-19-2023

    Zurich

  • Sep-19-2023

    Singapore

  • Sep-19-2023

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-19-2023

    Barcelona

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

CURATING

 

  • What is a Curator Today? Collecting and Interpreting Objects
  • Creating Narratives
  • Exhibition Making 1: Creating, Researching and Pitching a Proposal; Project Timelines
  • Exhibition Making 2: Spaces and Design
  • Audience Development and Communication
 
Management and Strategy for the Museum
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  • Effective management and the ability to think strategically are crucial to an organisation's ability to achieve its objectives effectively.
  • This module integrates the theories and methodologies of other modules within the wider context of organisational management.
Communication and Learning in the Museum

 

  • The module provides an overview of current thinking in museums on their role as educators and facilitators of learning and communication.
  • It focuses on exhibitions as tools for social, cultural, educational and political influence, and develops an understanding of exhibitions and other elements within museums as forces for learning and communication and evolving learning policies and priorities.
Collections Care and Management
 
  • The module has an overview of current practices in museums on collections care and management.
  • It focuses on planning for collection management, museum registration and accreditation and questions surrounding the meaning of objects and acquisition and disposal.
  • The practical elements of collections care and management are further investigated with regards to collections information, access, security and insurance, preventative conservation, and the monitoring and controlling of the museum environment.
MUSEUMS IN PRACTICE

This independent research module provides you with the opportunity to investigate an issue in contemporary museum practice or provision. This could be related to your employment if you already work or volunteer in a museum or gallery.

Possible subjects include:

  • Exhibiting intangible culture
  • The collections management of sacred objects
  • The politics of labelling
  • The use of community focus groups in exhibition planning
  • Museum funding, and its inequities.
  • The aftermath of museum closure