Exhibition or curation? CHEAD Research Alliance Symposium at Manchester Metropolitan University

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


this symposium brought together members of CHEAD Research Alliance to ear talks from leaders in the museums, exhibition and curation of art and design fields a top explore the key challenges and opportunities facing these interconnected disciplines. themes included; museums partnering with universities and the impact agenda, public engagement, connections with industry, skills develop to and a case study of exhibition and curatorial practice as research.
KF led the planning and organising of the event supported by CHEAD administrative and policy staff, chaired the event , introduced the day with a presentation on research in curation including examples of own research and led the discussion session.
Welcome and introduction to issues, definition and and research methods research in exhibitions or curation; Reflecting on case studies; collection research , partnership , engagement , a manifesto for the twenty first century curator; a tale of two exhibitions; curating is/as research; discussion; networking.
Period22 May 2019
Held atThe Council for Higher Education in Art & Design (CHEAD), United Kingdom