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Traveling Through Watercolors- III Edition Rome - Venice

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Course Outline: The Traveling Through Watercolors Rome/Venice workshop is a chance to experience the special  and unique characteristics of two of the most splendid cities in the world all through the joy of  watercolor painting. Participants will have a chance to paint amidst the ancient squares and  fountains of Rome as well as the shimmering canals of Venice in an intensive ten day program.  There will be guided class instruction, organized excursions, tours and access to museums and exhibitions as well as personalized experiences to enjoy the distinctive cultures of each city.

In Rome, intensive classes will cover watercolor painting fundamentals, technique and  how to approach painting on location. Color will be explored as well as the study of drawing,  specifically how tone, brush stroke and line can convey form, space, light and texture. Along with  the classes there will be group critiques to provide feedback and discourse on each participants’  works.

To accompany the classes, excursions will be organized to allow participants to paint on location.  With guided demonstrations students will be able to paint their own views of Rome’s squares,  ruins, and umbrella pine trees throughout the city. A scheduled visit to the Borghese Gallery and  its garden will allow students to see some of the most beautiful paintings and sculptures in the  world and paint in the gallery garden afterwards.

From Rome the workshop will travel together via high speed train to Venice for the second phase  of the program. The painters will discover why painters such as Turner, Sargent and Whistler were  so inspired by the views of Venice. Along with a guided tour of the city center, students will be able  to visit the Venice Biennale for its 17th international architecture exhibition.

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10 days
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Friday, October 9, 2020 - 09:45 to Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 09:45
Price: 
2.700 €
Qualification: 
Certificate of Attendance

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info@italylab.education

AT THE VENICE BIENNALE SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL

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4th June – 3rd September 2019

The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking. The main goals are to spread the knowledge in the field of visual arts and to introduce the students to the professions related to the art world, focusing on contemporary curatorial theory and practice and contemporary museology. The School’s activities are meant for all those interested and passionate in art, graduated students or professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and improve their practical skills. The School’s teaching staff is formed by Italian and international professionals, scholars, historians and art critics of recognized experience. Among them: Matt Williams (curator), Angela Vettese (art critic), Luca Massimo Barbero (Peggy Guggenheim Collection), Francesca Colasante (Pinault Foundation), Andrea Goffo (Found. Prada), Nicola Lees (Serpentine London).

 

The program:

The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the International Art Biennale Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition.

The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Art Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.

 

The first module:

June 4th – August 2nd, 2019

The first module involves 350 contact hours:

1. History of Curatorial Practices
2. Exhibition Design
3. Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
4. Contemporary Art History
5. Cultural Events Management and Organization
6. Curating Exhibitions
7. Fine Arts Management.
8. Fundraising and Marketing / Workshop
9. Communication Strategies and Artistic Events Promotion / Workshop
10. New Media and Digital Technologies
11. Workshop on Critical Writing
12. Artist Studio Visits and Visits of the International Art Biennale

 

Optional: Trip to Bruxelles.

August 5th –11th, 2019

We warmly recommend to take part.

The program is very intensive: Bruxelles is an art city and is offering many opportunities: private galleries, collections. We will visit artist studios and public galleries and Museums of contemporary art.

 

The second module:

August 12th – 24th, 2019

The second module is dedicated to individual researching and finalizing the exhibition project. During this period of time the students will have to face practical duties, such as coordinating the artists, managing transportation and insurance policies, promoting and curating the promotional material.

 

The third module:
August 27th - September 3rd, 2019

The last part of the course lies in the production of the event. During this period of time all the work concerning the final event will take place. The students will coordinate the arrival and the display of the works of art and supervise all the different aspects related to the event, such as promotion, organization, last details about the publication, opening. After the presentation to the public, the student will be given the tools to professionally document the event.

 

Duration and structure

 

The course has a duration of 450 hours. The participants will develop themes as well as concepts, organization, acquisition, communication and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists and publishers of art journals).
 

Application deadline: March,15th 2019.

The application form must be sent by e-mail before the deadline (March 15th 2019) of the Curatorial Program to:

Xac – School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

The application form can be downloaded at www.corsocuratori.com, where you can find more information about our curatorial program and your stay in Venice.

The Summer school has a limited number of places available.

Information:

info@corsocuratori.co

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4th June – 3rd September 2019
Price: 
4500,00 €
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San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice

 

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Xac – School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

Master in Curatorial Studies Venice

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29th October 2018 - 26th April 2019

The course in Curatorial Practice is an English-taught, intensive program on the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, taking place during the Venice Biennale. Through interdisciplinary lectures, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase the students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure related to the set up of exhibitions and projects. The lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from History of Exhibition to Exhibition Management.

The students participate in weekly activities such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events, and workshops with a variety of experts and practitioners. The program culminates with the set up of an exhibition or an art event.

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6 months
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Upon Request
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Certificate
Awarded by: 
School for Curatorial Studies Venice
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School for Curatorial Studies Venice
San Marco, Calle Malipiero 3073, 30124 Venezia
Email info@corsocuratori.com
Fax +39 041 2770466

Contact: 

School for Curatorial Studies Venice
San Marco, Calle Malipiero 3073, 30124 Venezia
Email info@corsocuratori.com
Fax +39 041 2770466

AT THE VENICE BIENNALE SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL

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The program: The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the International Architecture Biennale Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and a publication.

The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Architecture Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.

The first module:June 5th – August 3rd, 2018

The first module involves 350 contact hours:
1. History of Curatorial Practices
2. Exhibition Design
3. Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
4. Contemporary Art History
5. Cultural Events Management and Organization
6. Curating Exhibitions
7. Fine Arts Management.
8. Fundraising and Marketing / Workshop
9. Communication Strategies and Artistic Events Promotion / Workshop
10. New Media and Digital Technologies
11. Workshop on Critical Writing
12. Artist Studio Visits and Visits of the International Art Biennale

Optional: Trip to Berlin: August 6th –11th, 2018

We warmly recommend to take part. The program is very intensive, visit of the 10th Berlin Biennale/ artists studio visits/meeting with the leading art galleries/ visiting the institutional places like the Hamburger Bahnhof.

The second module: August 13th – 24th, 2018

The second module is dedicated to individual researching and finalizing the final project. During this period of time the students will have to face practical duties, such as coordinating the artists, managing transportation and insurance policies, promoting and curating the promotional material.

The third module: August 28th - September 4th, 2018

The last part of the course lies in the production of the event. During this period of time all the work concerning the final event will take place. The students will coordinate the arrival and the display of the works of art and supervise all the different aspects related to the event, such as promotion, organization, last details about the publication, opening. After the presentation to the public, the student will be given the tools to professionally document the event.

Duration and structure

The course has a duration of 450 hours. The participants will develop themes as well as concepts, organization, acquisition, communication and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists and publishers of art journals).

Application deadline: March,15th 2018.

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Duration: 
3 months
Price: 
4200,00 euro
Qualification: 
Certificate
Awarded by: 
School for Curatorial Studies Venice
Address: 

 School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

Contact: 

School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

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