Design and Visual Arts

Museum and Gallery Studies
Learn from experienced instructors who are active in the field. Gain practical experience during your internship.

General information

Program code
3 Semesters (1 Year)
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie

Program description

This program provides students with a broad-based foundation in museum and gallery work, including the main technical areas common to all museums and galleries: conservation and collections management, exhibition design, public programming, and administration. This one year (three semester) graduate certificate program will give students a cross section of museum and gallery studies, combining academics, technical practice, and an internship.

Admission information

Admission requirements

-Post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent work experience

Admission details

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree, or
  • equivalent work experience


Mandatory Courses

MUSM1000 Understanding Museums and Galleries
MUSM1001 Curatorial Practices
MUSM1002 Collection Management
MUSM1003 Exhibition Design
MUSM1004 Museum and Gallery Management
MUSM1005 Technical Practices
MUSM1006 Preventative Conservation Techniques
MUSM1007 Educational Programming and Delivery
MUSM1008 Advanced Museum and Gallery Management
MUSM1009 Advanced Collection Management
MUSM1010 Research Methods for Museums and Galleries
MUSM1011 Advanced Exhibition Design
MUSM1013 Museum Studies Portfolio


MUSM1012 Museum Studies Internship

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