Learning About…the Work of A Curator

After learning about the role of a 'curator', children curate an exhibition of their own based on either a collection of their most recently created art works or an exhibition designed for aliens, showcasing examples of objects commonly found on planet Earth

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that the role of a curator is to set up and manage collections of works of arts within museums and gallery spaces

  • Working in a group to select and choose objects and create a collection or exhibition of them

  • Connecting this to a career in the creative and cultural industries

Created by:
Susan Coles,  
Art & Design specialist
Susan is an educator, artist and an active advocate of art in schools. Her roles include: Secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Art, Craft, Design Education, Past President, and now Honorary Fellow of the National Society for Education…
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