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Curating Safe Practices: The 2020 Curatorial Intensive


Curating Safe Practices: The 2020 Curatorial Intensive

10 Nov 2020 – 10 Dec 2020

The 2020 Curatorial Intensive continues to bring the art community together.
NETS Victoria is delighted to collaborate once again with the Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) to present the 2020 Curatorial Intensive, continuing to reach curators across Victoria and beyond. Unlike previous iterations, the 2020 program adopts a new format comprising of a free series of one-hour webinars.

The program is multi-faceted and provides a platform for curators, artists and writers to share their experiences and knowledge with one another through a live Q+A forum.

Responding to the themes which have shaped 2020, the Curatorial Intensive will include sessions on: managing curatorial risk; First Nations cultural safety; online engagement; and best practice for working inclusively with artists with disability. In addition, a live curatorial one-on-one networking session will be held in break-out rooms where curators will be paired together for ten-minute conversations before being rotated.

If you’re a curator or arts worker at a public institution, ARI, community space, or working on independent projects, we encourage you to register.

The 2020 Curatorial Intensive is presented by NETS Victoria in collaboration with the Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) and supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

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Best practice approaches for working inclusively with artists with disability

session 2 wednesday 18 November, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Managing Curatorial Risk

session 3 wednesday 2 december, 2:30 – 3:30pm

First Nations Cultural Safety


Online Engagement – Learnings, Pitfalls and Triumphs


Curatorial One-on-One 


The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.