The aim of the course is to provide students with an adeguate knowledge of the history of curating during XX century, and of the main education programs for curators, their tools, in which contexts curators can operate, finally the main strategies and programs of curatorial practices.
Knowledge and understanding:
Students will be able to know how a curator operates, during the XX century and now, his tools, and main curatorial practices and programs;.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
Thanks to the organization of the activities (lessons, tutoring and individual study) students will acquire knowledge about how to create an exhibition or to design a curatorial program.
Students will be able to search about literature and data in the field of museology and curatorial practices, and will be able to evaluate different strategies and methodology in the exhibition making.
The student will acquire a proper specific language and communication skills, written and oral, for a brief essay about history, problems, new ideas in curating.
Student will acquire skills with which he will be able to operate either on a working context, either to prosecute his studying program at a master degree level.