New Curators

2nd March1st October 2020

A 7-month training programme for new curators.

Between March and October 2020, b-side will train, mentor and support 5 emerging curators under the age of 30 from Dorset to learn more about curation within a site-responsive context. The new curators will work with the b-side team and other specialists in the field to develop and deliver an event or artwork for b-side festival 2020.

Participants will receive a bursary of £600 towards travel and time spent on the programme plus a 'go and see' budget to experience new work in this field. A group budget to curate an event/artwork for b-side festival alongside ongoing support from the b-side team.

The New Curators Programme will include:

  • How to curate site-specific artwork 
  • Responding to a brief
  • Project management and marketing
  • Demonstrating social impact and telling stories digitally
  • Income generation, fundraising and budgeting 
  • Working with communities

Applications are currently open, for further information and how to apply, click HERE


Supported by Art Fund and public funding from Arts Council England.