Criticism and Curating in Art & Design

Summer Intensive

Led by a team of historians, writers, researchers, critics and curators, the course combines lively critical debate with practical, hands-on activities taught in the environment of an art school studio. As well as providing a lively forum for learning, debate and hands-on activity in a collaborative atmosphere, the course offers the opportunity to gain personal, one-to-one support and advice from our faculty of experts.

Dates: Monday 17–21 July

Duration: 1 week

Fee: student £950 / Professional £1,100

What will I learn?

  • Engage with current debates in art and design.
  • Explore contemporary critical and curatorial thinking.
  • Understand how exhibitions are conceived, pitched, researched and delivered.
  • Develop review writing skills.
  • Work in teams to pitch exhibition ideas.

Who should attend?

  • Arts graduates
  • Early and mid-career professionals  from the cultural sector
  • Curators
  • Arts programmers
  • Artists
  • Writers

Admission criteria

  • Basic fluency in English
  • An application consisting of your CV and a 500-word statement explaining relevant professional and/or academic experience

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Register interest to download full course description.