Summer Course in Curatorial Practice

06 Jun 2024 - 01 Sep 2024

Venice, Italy



06 Jun 2024 - 01 Sep 2024

Register Date

30 Mar 2024 - 21 Apr 2024


Venice, Italy

A catalyst of contemporary artistic innovation and a place where emerging talents’ ideas become reality

Language: English

In partnership with the School for Curatorial Studies in Venice, Misk Art Institute is giving two professional curators the opportunity to participate in the Summer Course in Curatorial Practice, a course that is truly in a class of its own.

Taking place in Venice, Italy, this three-month full-time course addresses the specifications and requirements for curators in an international city known for the Venice Biennale of contemporary art and the Venice Biennale of architecture. 

The intensive course is divided in three modules, held by different professional figures as well as a trip tp an art city. Through site visits and case studies, this course unpacks the artistic discourse that surrounds the International Biennales and the cultural organization across the city of Venice.

Participants will get the chance to: 

  • Track the trends of presenting art

  • Engage in theoretical discourse 

  • Unpack the continuous development of art practices

  • Visit artist studios and specific art venues, while imparting the skills required to monitor the development of contemporary arts

Participants will develop themes as well as concepts and acquire knowledge about organization, acquisition, communication, and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists, and publishers of art journals).

Who’s it for?

Professional Saudi curators.

What We Provide

  • Roundtrip flight to Venice

  • Visas for Italy

  • Accommodation

  • Expert mentorship

  • Workshops and lectures.

  • Networking opportunities

  • Per diem 

Note: Participants must be committed to spending three months in Venice, Italy, with no exceptions.