Carleton partners with National Gallery for new graduate degree program

Starting this September, Carleton will be partnering with the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) to provide a one-year graduate diploma program in curatorial studies. The program will provide students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the curating field of their choice through a mandatory practicum placement, along with classes. Ming Tiampo, an art history professor who is helping head the project, said it’s extremely important for students to have the practical placement. “After co-curating an exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum in New York [City] in 2013, I realized the importance of institutional training,” she said. “I started working with the National Gallery to plan a syllabus and we launched the initial curatorial studies program three years ago.” Carleton […]

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