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Curatorial Studies

Student Interview // Lydia Knopp's Moore Experience


Your job as a curator involves creating a story through multitasking, attention to detail, organization and the vision to join all the parts in a meaningful way. This major introduces students to the creative, educational and professional aspects of what curators do, while cultivating your own studio practice. You’ll visit and explore a variety of collections and exhibitions and study the layered experience of viewing, as well as examine the theories and practice involved in conceiving, creating and designing exhibitions, collections and archives.

OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED WITH THIS MAJOR

  • The first undergraduate program of its kind in the U. S.
  •  Firsthand experiences in professional curatorial operations
  • Studies at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rodin Museum and The Barnes Foundation
“ I learned a lot from the faculty that really challenged me and questioned what I was doing and how I was thinking about things. Mentorship is one of the things that really developed me into who I am today.” 
– LOR “JAZMIN” GUTIERREZ ’16, CURATORIAL STUDIES, MINOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN