Garage Museum of Contemporary Art: Grants and Additional Funding for Students in the Master’s Program “Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Art”

Candidates for a master’s program in “Practicing Supervision in Contemporary Art” will be able to apply for a grant and co-financing from the AIRIS Foundation.

In 2019, the Garage Museum of Modern Art, together with the Higher School of Economics, opened a full-time master’s program, “Curation Practices in Contemporary Art,” aimed at preparing future curators and coordinators of exhibition projects. Classes of the second set will begin in September 2020 and will be held at the Educational Center of the Garage Museum. The program is designed for two years, the cost of training is 200,000 rubles per semester.

You can take part in the entrance examinations until August 15, 2020, by submitting documents through the “Applicant’s Personal Account” on the HSE website. Entrance tests include an examination on the portfolio (confirmation of the level of knowledge of the English language, essays and motivation letter) and an oral interview on the history of art and modern culture, which is scheduled for August 20 and 21.

In order to support applicants, Anton Belov, director of the AIRIS Foundation and head of the Base Department of the Garage Museum of Modern Art, HSE, signed orders on the approval of the “Regulation on the selection procedure for candidates for study at the HSE in 2020 under the master’s program“ Practices of supervision ” in contemporary art ”at the expense of the“ IRIS ”Art Development and Support Fund in the academic years 2020–2022” and “Regulations on the selection of candidates in 2020 for studies at the Higher School of Economics under the Master’s program in“ Supervision in Contemporary Art ”with partial payment of the cost of training at the expense of the Foundation for the Development and Support of Art “IRIS” in the 2020–2022 academic years. ” These documents establish the possibility of awarding grants that fully cover the cost of studying for a master’s degree, and measures for co-financing studies in the amount of 25% and 50% of the total cost.

Deadline for applications: July 31, 2020

Co-financing Regulation

Grant Regulation

Since 2020, financial support has been provided on a competitive basis. In competitions for grants and additional measures of financial support, candidates are invited to prepare written work on a specific topic, while you can participate in both competitions simultaneously.

The decision on awarding grants and additional measures of financial support will be made by an expert commission. In total, no more than three grants will be awarded that fully cover the cost of training for the master’s program, and no more than six places of support with a partial payment of the cost of training in the amount of 25% and 50% of the total cost.

To find out how to apply, visit:

Please note, website is in Russian


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