Master of Exhibitions and Curatorial Studies

Master - 11 months

  • School: Management
  • IED Credits: 60

  • School: Management
  • IED Credits: 60
  • Start date: January 2023
  • Language : English

    Master of Exhibitions and Curatorial Studies

    The Master of Exhibitions and Curatorial Studies focuses on the production of contemporary knowledge and exhibitions around the disciplines of design: textile and fashion, product and space, visual and art books. This programme allows students to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to develop projects.

    It is a comprehensive programme in which, over four modules, students will see case studies, theoretical notions and the main lines of research. This goes hand-in-hand with the theoretical knowledge necessary for proper management of exhibition spaces, floor layouts, insurance and packaging of works.

    This programme takes place in the city of Madrid, the cultural heart of the country where the most important museums, hundreds of art galleries and an intense cultural life come together, which will favour the students’ contacts.

    Course file

    Master of Exhibitions and Curatorial Studies

    • Type of course : Master
    • Language : English
    • School: Management
    • IED Credits: 60
    • Start date: January 2023
    • Duration: 11 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon-Evening 14.00 - 18.00 h (Mon to Fri)
    • Attendance: Mixed
    • Qualification: Private
    • Enrollment rate: 3900 €
    • Course Fee: 10700 €



    Learn to generate a specially crafted ephemeral or curated exhibition space, starting from the tools of conservation, management and development within the world of art and museography up to the production of events through practical knowledge.

    Professional Opportunities

    • Exhibition curator - both independent and for museums, galleries, design spaces
    • Collections management
    • Researcher

    Programme Leaders

    This is Jackalope
     Visual & Art Books

    Lluís Alexandre Casanovas
     Spatial & Product

    Helena López de Hierro
    Textil & Fashion

    Exhibition Management and Development.

    Methodology of the Master’s Degree School

    By completing an IED Madrid master's degree programme, you will access cross-cutting training that complements your knowledge and strengthens your skills, preparing you to be a unique profile in the job market. 

    Online preparatory course: optional

    As a student of this master's degree, you will be able to participate in a preparatory course on basic tools for understanding the functioning of design and the skills, from a technical and personal development point of view, inherent to it:

    • Presentation and portfolio
    • Methodology
    • Social Innovation
    • Photoshop *you will be able to take a level test at the start of the course
    • Indesign *you will be able to take a level test at the start of the course

    Elective subjects: IED credits

    In addition to the core subjects of the master’s degree programme, you may choose between 2 and 5 optional branches that make up the DNA of IED students. These training branches cover the tools that will make the difference in completing your professional profile.

    CoLAB: IED credits

    To enhance the cross-cutting nature of the programmes, we have a collaborative project in which students from different programmes come together to develop one single project. With the guidance of leading professionals in the sector as tutors, the working groups will approach new disciplines and techniques. You will meet profiles from other programmes, you will interact with them as in companies’ multidisciplinary work groups, enjoying a unique experience that will enrich the way you approach a project.
    In addition, this collaborative project will feature two weeks of conferences, workshops and group presentations: WikIED.

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