Curating for Exhibitions

25 - 29 Feb 2024

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall


25 - 29 Feb 2024

Register Date

05 - 17 Feb 2024


Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall

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Learn the full process of developing, planning, and realizing an art exhibition

6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Language: English

Explore the steps involved in creating an art exhibition in this five-day masterclass, done in partnership with School for Curatorial Studies, Venice.

This masterclass will guide participants through the role of a curator, from initial research and creative concept development to artist selection and promotion. By the end of this masterclass, participants will learn how to conceive meaningful content, tell compelling stories, and present a cohesive art exhibition.

Topics covered:

  • Exploring landmark exhibitions that shaped the field

  • Developing an exhibition concept

  • Structuring and pitching original exhibition ideas

  • Analyzing artists' CVs and portfolios

  • Selecting appropriate artworks to realize the curatorial vision

  • Drafting curatorial texts with supporting research

  • Structuring effective displays to tell the intended narrative

  • Who’s it for?

Emerging curators, artists, and gallerists, and museum workers.

Note: Applicants must bring their own laptops.