Are you skillful at seeing the big picture? Much like a film director, the job of a curator involves creating a story through multitasking, attention to detail, organization, and the vision to join all the parts in a meaningful way. The BFA in curatorial studies introduces students to the creative, educational, and professional aspects of what curators do. Students visit and explore a variety of collections and exhibitions and study the layered experience of viewing and the dynamics of spectatorship. They also examine the groundbreaking work of artists whose responses to these issues have become the essence of their art practice. Students examine the theories and practice involved in conceiving, creating and designing exhibitions, collections and archives. Read more about the major.
News & Highlights
- Faculty member Abigail Satinsky received a College Art Association award for her essay in the Fall 2015 issue of Art Journal! Read more!
- 80% of 2014 Curatorial Studies graduates are employed, 50%with organizations in their field of study. For more details visit the Locks Career Center page
- Curatorial students partner with Park Towne Place to curate 16 floors of artwork for the newly renovated apartment complex. Read an article in the Broad Street Review
- Moore Curatorial Studies major Kelicia Pitts was featured in a front page features article in The Philadelphia Inquirer
Moore alumna Lily Fierman was featured in an article in Interview Magazine.