Curators acquire, document, study, interpret, maintain and provide access to collections of artifacts (products of human hands), specimens (natural history items) or cultural heritage items or practices (traditional practices, crafts, language, dance) (alis). They are employed in museums, art galleries and universities (NOC).
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The University of Manitoba does not offer training in Curatorial Studies, but does offer pre-requisite courses and educational pathways for students applying to graduate programs at other schools. Please view the links below for information on U of M courses and other programs in North America. PLEASE NOTE: When considering institutions other than the U of M it is recommended that that you consult with their admissions office, review admission requirements, and consider any applicable transfer credits, for the program of interest.
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Information for foreign-trained Curators- Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: January 21, 2019