The art of making art. Art historian practices


From 25 September 2013 to 1 January 2014


The art of making art. Art historian practicesThe art of making art. Art historian practices



Educational course by Garage Teen's Club program

Interested in learning how cultural organizations function and how efficient PR campaigns are made? Need to understand and experience what it means to be a curator of an exhibition project?

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture invites high school seniors to take part in The Art of Making Art. Art Historian Practices course.

During the weekly sessions students will thoroughly familiarize themselves with the art historian routine. The flexible syllabus features meetings with leading art professionals, including curators and gallery managers, as well as interaction with artists during visits to their studios and exhibition spaces.

All classes include theory and practice. The course students will collaborate with Garage employees in preparation and launching of the annual Art Experiment project.

The course will be crowned by a special exhibition project wherein all students will perform their selected roles, from curator to researcher to PR manager to IT specialist. The exhibition will be unveiled at Garage Education Center in spring 2014.

The Art of Making Art. Art Historian Practices course is the first step in the Garage education program aiming to create the Teen's Club. The latter's teenage members will participate in everyday activities of Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, create and realize its initiatives, run the Garage blog, and guide tours for children and teenagers.

Please send completed application forms to before September 25, 2013. The selection process includes interviews with applicants; time slots for interviews will be determined in due time.

The course starts in October 2013. Please follow the calendar at Garage website.

Course instructors

Olga Kholmogorova - member of Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts under the Russian Academy of Arts.

Alexander Djikia - artist and faculty member at Moscow Architectural Institute.