How to Become an Independent Curator Short Course

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​This course will provide you with an essential tool kit with which to become an independent curator. It has a track record for launching careers and educational paths in this field. The course is designed to help you think critically about the role of the curator and for you to identify and establish your own curatorial approach.

Topics covered

  • Developing an idea or concept
  • Finding a venue
  • Liaising with artists – including contracts and commission
  • Different curatorial approaches
  • Apply for funding and sponsorship
  • Forming partnerships
  • Networking
  • Working to budgets
  • Successfully marketing and documenting your exhibition
  • Writing a press release
  • Presenting/ pitching your project

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