Master's Degree in Museology in Venice in Italy

Find Masters Programs in Museology 2016/2017 in Venice in Italy


A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Students with a passion for art history and humanities may want to explore the field of museology. It studies the relationship of education and culture through preservation and curation of artifacts for display. Specialists in museology are needed worldwide to protect private and public collections for research and education.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

One of the most beautiful cities of Italy, Venice is famous for its good weather and tourism. However, not many people are aware of the high quality education system of universities such as Ca' Foscari University of Venice and Venice International University.

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Contemporary Art Conservation - First Level Master

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 Italy Venice

The theme of the Contemporary Art Conservation is a crucial issue, now at the center of ongoing debates and controversies. The variety and originality of materials used, the ephemeral and the perishable nature of some works, the use of new media and to end the immateriality of some performances and happenings mean that it is a field in constant and rapid development in which specialists are lacking professionals who can deal with this enormous and priceless heritage. From this starting point and individual specificities of the two sites, Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli - IED Como and the European Institute of Design in Venice have formed a partnership that offers an ambitious project of Higher Education: Masters in Contemporary Art Conservation, a program centered on the theme of conservation of contemporary works of art and restoration of the materials used in its production. [+]

Masters in Museology in Venice in Italy. THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Who is The course is aimed at those who wish to acquire a theoretical and practical specific part of the contemporary conservation, both at work preserving level of work on it. While representing an asset, previous studies in fine arts academies and schools of restoration are not a prerequisite to be able to access the course. Structure and Methodology The goal of the Master in Contemporary Art Conservation is to outline a methodologically address to critically address the existing problems in the conservation field, including whether, how and when to intervene on the work. Organized in modules, the course is divided into two parts, held at the premises of Venice and Como, which will offer a unique opportunity to study and investigation by the intervention of professionals-teachers working in the field and the opportunity to visit and get to know museums and institutions of the most important in the world. Will be held at Venice IED courses related to the field of conservation, analyzing, after a historic-artistic introductory session, the critical issues and issues related to equipment, handling and preventive conservation of contemporary works of art. They will also address issues related to them, in order to develop specific skills related to the production of economic value, as an assistant to the cultural and symbolic typical of works of art. At the Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli - IED Como, it will be carried out the study related to the theme of the contemporary restoration, examining the evolution of the theory and the applied restoration techniques, the different methodological approaches and related issues new materials used by artists. The workshop part will also provide students with the tools to understand how and when to intervene on the work, such as the possible restoration techniques to be adopted. Complete the course the realization of specific training, on construction sites or in institutions with artistic purposes; the outcome of these placement periods can lead to the definition of a final thesis project connected on field experience. [-]

Master in Curatorial Practice

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 Italy Venice

The Master in Curatorial Practice promoted by IED Venice is a program dealing in a complete and pragmatic way with the exhibition design direction and management related to the art field and beyond, training professionals ready to enter with full rights the art industry. [+]

Target This study path is designed for post-graduate students coming from all over the world who want to specialize professionally in the curatorial sector, including museums, galleries, fairs or for auction houses. Previous study in the field of Arts and Management are desirable, but not essential. Methodology and Structure The curriculum of the course consists of surveys of modern and international contemporary art, as well as close consideration of visual arts institutions and practices, training in exhibition organization and public programs in museums and not-for-profit galleries, commissioning, writing, publishing and commercial gallery activity. The teaching combines lecture-based courses, self-initiated research, seminars, site visits, and collaborative work. It also involves the realization of a project in partnership with a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The duration of the Masters program is divided as follows: seven months of lectures, lab activities, museum and gallery visits, integrated with individual study, project development and three months dedicated to the elaboration of a final Thesis Project that can be undertaken alone or in a group. The Masters program has a very pragmatic approach, providing students with methodology and a step-by-step path that will lead to the realization of an exhibition project. For that reason its structure is divided into 3 main parts: - AREA 1_THEORY The first part provides students with solid introduction to the history of post-WW2 modern and contemporary art, and a critical analysis of recent trends. The history of exhibitions is analyzed in the light of museology, leading to a consideration of current curatorial strategies. - AREA 2_SKILLS AND EXPERTISE The second part is concerned with specific expertise and skills required to develop an efficient working practice in fields of exhibition organization and management, also placing emphasis on audience development through marketing and learning, writing – as required for publication, fundraising etc – and off-site activity. Driven by renowned professionals, this area will be relevant equally for those wishing to pursue careers either in not-for-profit or commercial art worlds, in auction houses or art fairs, commissioning the production of new art work in museums or in the public realm. - AREA 3_PRACTICE The third part is the realization of a curatorial project, starting from an idea to its concrete realization. They will moreover live the experience of the next 57th International Art Exhibition managed by La Biennale of Venice from a special point of view, and special week inside the main cultural institution located in the city. [-]