Curating the Contemporary presents the practical aspects of curating in contemporary spaces. Taught by professionals, this course introduces gallery, museum, and digital curation. You will learn about the day-to-day responsibilities of a curator and examine how a curator builds a museum-quality collection. Fundamental curatorial skills will be introduced, including writing effective proposals, developing comprehensive exhibition plans, and appropriate hanging and lighting techniques. Finally, students will explore the ways in which the field is changing and examine increasingly diverse approaches to exhibition-making such as curating in the digital realm.