Are you fascinated by visual culture and history relating to a specific artisit, period of movement? Do you want to pursue a career in the gallery and commerical arts sector?
The MA in Art History and Curating is one of the few postgraduate programmes in the country that offers you the opportunity to work in a team with academic and museum professionals to curate an art exhibition in a public gallery either at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts or the World Heritage Site, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum. This unique programme enables you to develop the knowledge and skills to conduct original research into art objects, to understand at first hand the history, theory and contemporary practice of their curation and to disseminate your findings through a public art exhibition and a 15,000-word dissertation. You will develop a sophisticated knowledge and understanding of a range of methods used in museum practices such as interpretation; modes of display; marketing; access and learning; administration and finance; art handling; digital technology.