The two-year Master of Arts in Visual Arts and Performing Studies is the only program in Europe that unites a solid education in the field of visual arts production with a highly specialized curatorial program.
Students explore visual culture, visual arts and performance, curatorial studies, exhibition design, contemporary art management, art criticism, writing, and communication. They also participate in a wide range of laboratory projects that allow them to engage directly with artists and professionals of international standing. Additionally, a series of interdisciplinary activities are conducted through lectures, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions aimed at producing new operative and educational models in the field of contemporary art.
The two-year MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies equips students with the necessary fundamentals to continue their studies or to enter the world of professional design and creative industries. Graduates may find employment as: Artists, Curators, Editors of specialized magazines and books, Art critics and journalists, Exhibition designers, Gallery and museum directors, Consultants at auction houses, Art dealers, Directors of public institutions .
The Stage & Placement office helps students and graduates identify and apply for internships and staff positions with prospective employers.
81% of NABA graduates find employment in positions related to their degree during the first year after graduation*.
Students also receive advice and assistance in drafting their resumes, writing job search letters, and organizing their professional portfolios.
*Data supplied by Demoskopea from NABA 2013 graduates.
NABA has developed strong relationships with leading companies which provide internships for NABA students. Among them are: Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, Fondazione Museion - Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Bolzano, Form Content Londra, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Oliviero Toscani Studio, Sotheby's Italia, Skira Editore, Associazione Viafarini, Artshow Edizioni, Careof Organization for Contemporary Art,Open Care
Every year, NABA organises international competitions to offer scholarships to talented students. Win one of 28 scholarships in our latest competition. Apply before 1st July 2016 for your chance to win!
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Last updated June 8, 2016