Who it is addressed to - The Master is addressed to graduates in Cultural Heritage, Educational Sciences, Letters, History, Philosophy, Anthropology or Academy of Fine Arts. Those who have gained previous experience in the field by collaborating with museum institutions or cultural associations can be admitted as well.
Methodology and structure - Through a strongly laboratory-based didactics, the training course aims at the construction of museum experiences and educational projects. Structured according to five thematic modules, the Master alternates theoretical lessons with workshops. Theoretical lessons introduce students to the tools of interpretation and communication used in the artistic-museum field. Workshops provide an opportunity to experience the planning, organization, management and evaluation of educational projects and edutainment, also thanks to the collaboration between IED Florence and museums and institutions in the area.
Moreovere, there will be workshops and visits at public or private institutions, museums and foundations, offering students the opportunity to get in touch with the best practices of the national territory. An entire module will be dedicated to museum accessibility.
Some of the lesson will be held in English and will be dedicated to urgent international programs, professionalism and themes within the museum experience.
The Final Thesis will consist in the design of a path and/or museum experience, developed from briefs provided by partner institutions. The results of the project will be presented to the clients during the discussion at the end of the course.