Language

English

Start date

November 2024

Frequency

Full time

Fruition

On campus

Duration

12 Months

Course Coordination

Daria Filardo

Explore ways to generate new opportunities within the museum education sector by conceptualizing innovative and participatory formats.

Museums provide a unique environment where the intersection of history and the present is conveyed through visual language, facilitating a heightened sense of observation. Steering and innovating pathways for diverse audiences transforms the museum experience into a crucial instrument for unravelling the past and cultivating knowledge that extends into the future. 

 

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Transform the museum education into an engaging and meaningful journey for every type of visitor, promoting art and cultural heritage. 

The course's multidisciplinary approach will allow you to acquire a broad and highly qualified education in the realm of contemporary museum education. 
This educational program enables students to engage with key museum venues through an intensive schedule of on-site visits and interactions with professionals in their chosen field. It aims to enhance their existing competencies and instil new ones within a workshop-oriented environment, fostering enduring professional connections between students and their mentors. The professors, all seasoned professionals in the field, will impart diverse methods and practices by delivering theoretical lessons, organizing visits, conducting lectures, engaging in conversations, and presenting case studies. The "learning-by-doing" approach will guide students towards defining their careers. 

This Master program is tailored for students hailing from various parts of the world, individuals with diverse backgrounds in the Humanities (such as Anthropology, Philosophy, Literature, Social Studies, Gender Studies, etc.), Art History, Art Education, Design, Social Science, and Communication, who aspire to specialize in museum education. 

 
You will glean insights from seasoned professionals in the museum sector, acquiring not just technical knowledge but also an understanding of the dynamics and opportunities that will shape your future career path. The course offers a well-rounded blend of theoretical depth and practical exercises, ensuring a comprehensive education that can be applied immediately. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate on projects with museums and partner institutions, further enhancing your hands-on experience in the field. 

The master forms figures that will operate in the context of museums and institutions that will have competences to serve in the education, mediation and/or communication departments.  In the education and mediation departments, professionals draw up the educational projects and coordinate their implementation, identifying the modes of communication and mediation. 

You will have the unique chance to gain practical experience in international museum education methods by participating in a study trip abroad. This excursion forms an essential component of the Master's program, providing an extensive and enriching itinerary of museum visits and interactions with professionals in the field throughout the program's duration. On these trips, you can completely immerse in diverse museum settings, gaining valuable insights into the distinctive characteristics of collections and cultural interactions offered by each institution.

Syllabus

  • CONTEMPORARY ART TREND AND DEBATES 
  • MUSEUM STUDIES 
  • HISTORY OF EXHIBITIONS 
  • DESIGN METHODS FOR MUSEUM EDUCATION 
  • MUSEUM EXPERIENCE VISITS 
  • QUESTIONING DISPLAY 
  • MUSEUM PARTICIPATION STRATEGIES  AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS 
  • NEW STORYTELLING STRATEGIES AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT 
  • GAMIFICATION IN MUSEUM EXPERIENCE 
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDY TRIP 

        Final Project

Faculty

Daria Filardo

Art historian, Curator, Educator

Course Coordinator

Alessio Bertini

Responsible for the area of education, accessibility and special projects

Rita Duina

Cultural professional

Ilaria Gadenz

Radio Producer Storyteller and Project Manager

Irene Innocente

Education Department Coordinator

Martino Margheri

Professor

Chiara Damiani

Project manager in educational and cultural programs

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