Every year MA students work on exhibitions, learning programmes and other curatorial and public engagement initiatives, either as part of the curriculum or in voluntary or paid work in museums, galleries and other arts organisations in or close to Manchester. Below you can see examples of current and past student work.
Students explored the benefits, challenges, and issues of curating online exhibitions that talk about COVID-19 experiences.
Students performed a range of tasks with about 540 objects from the University’s Museum of Medicine and Health.
A growing collection of stories about people caring for nature across Greater Manchester.
A student exhibition on medical innovation, health and human adaptability.
What is an archive? Who donates to our archive? How is our archive used?
An exhibition about the 70 years of the NHS, December 2017.
An Exhibition of Medical Marvels and Curative Curiosities at Manchester Central Library.
This one night event and exhibition celebrated 19th century Manchester’s dialects, poetry and people.
This one day pop-up exhibition of medical objects used varying displays and interpretive approaches.
This three-month student-curated exhibition explored the role of the senses in medical diagnosis.
This exhibition tells the story of Blackpool and its connection with generations of Manchester residents.
This cross-faculty collaboration saw students team up to work on collection management of objects.
Showcasing the impact and wide network of Italian literary journals following the Second World War.
Exhibition exploring different ways people interact with, relate to, and benefit from trees around the world.
Encouraging students to think critically about practices, behaviours and conventions in cultural environments.
Four groups of students curated mini displays on the broad exhibition topic 'Urban Life'.
Four groups of students curated mini displays on the broad exhibition topic 'Copies, Fakes and Forgeries'.
Four groups of students curated mini displays on the broad exhibition topic 'Manchester'.