|Study location||Italy, Firenze|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: overall score of 6.5 with no elements below 5.5
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Personal statement must be signed and attached as a separate document. Applicant should include answers to the following questions:
CV is required.
Curators, and fashion curators in particular, are the interpreters who frame the moments in the evolution of fashion or of the history of a brand, connecting them with specific aspects of cultural, artistic, social or economic relevance.
The course will explore the multifaceted history of luxury brands, offering candidates in-depth knowledge of the history of museology and the evolution of curatorial practices, from the early private collections to the birth of the most important museums, with a particular emphasis on dress, textile and fashion collections.
The master’s will analyse the fundamental tools of curatorialwork and engage participants with practical aspects, dealing with day-to-day operations, research methodologies, the design of a project and the creation of parameters to evaluate the development and full accomplishment of the expected result. Specific attention will be devotedto heritage exhibitions, adding value as a crucial asset for the identity of many fashion luxury brands. The curriculum will finish with a thorough overview about all the financial and administrative aspects involved in the management of a project, including communication, marketing and public relations. Thanks to a hands-on approach, based on the realization of actual projects, the course will permit students to face and resolve the many issues connected with this unique and emerging profession.
- fashion curating
- event creation and management
- research methods
The figure of fashion curator is a professional who interprets the evolution in the field of dress and fashion, connecting it with contemporary artistic and sociological events, by displaying fashion objects in themed exhibitions. He can also highlight and present a new view on the heritage of a brand, reasserting its values and historical relevance. The fashion curator occupies management positions within cultural institutions such as museums, galleries and foundations, works within a corporate environment or independently as a freelancer, planning exhibitions or events.