Art Curating

The Master of Art Curating program has been designed to train tomorrow's top art curators and gallery professionals. Collaboratively designed and taught by the Department of Art History and Film Studies and the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA).

Art Curating 2015

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Art Curating must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, 6 credit points of core elective and 6 credit points of elective unit of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Art Curating must complete 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, 12 credit points of core elective units of study, 18 credit points of elective units of study and 6 credit points of capstone units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Art Curating must complete 72 credit points, including 18 credit points of core units of study, 12 credit points of core elective units of study, 6 credit points of capstone unit of study and 36 credit points of elective units of study.
Core Units of Study
ARHT6914
Art and Curatorship
6      Semester 2
ARHT6935
The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
6      Semester 1
CAEL5032
Contemporary Curating
6      Semester 1
Core Elective Units of Study
ARHT5902
Art Writing
6      Semester 1
ARHT5908
The Business of Art
6      Semester 2
ARHT6937
Curating Asian Art
6      Semester 2

Elective Units of Study

CAEL5033
Curatorial LAB
6      Semester 2
ARHT6933
Australian Art: A World Upside Down
6      Semester 2
ARHT6939
The Documentary Film
6      Semester 1
ARHT6941
Aesthetic Debates & Curatorial Practices
6      Semester 2
ARHT6953
Backstage at the Mitchell Library
6      Semester 1
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 1
MHST6902
Museum and Heritage: Engaging audiences
6    MUSM7029  Semester 2
MHST6903
Managing Collections and Heritage Sites
6    MUSM7031  Semester 2
MUSM7030
Exhibition Development
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
ARHT6925
Cinematographic Performance
6      Semester 1
ARHT6930
Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
6      Semester 1
ARHT6936
Biennales, Triennales & Contemporary Art
6      Semester 1
ARHT6940
Editing the Moving Image
6      Semester 2
Capstone Units of Study
Master of Art Curating students must complete either ARHT6923 or (ARHT6920 and ARHT6921). Students completing the Dissertation can count ARHT6920 towards their elective.
ARHT6920
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must also enrol in ARHT6921 the following semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT6921
Dissertation Part 2
6    ARHT6920 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT6923
Gallery Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2