To be an exhibition designer is to be a storyteller
In the Master of Arts program in Exhibition Design, you値l learn to create environmental experiences that inform, entertain, and inspire. You値l focus on the designer痴 role and relationship to other members of the exhibition team while considering the exhibition from the perspectives of communication, design, and fabrication.
This intensive 3 semester program is designed for candidates with professional experience as well as for recent graduates. Drawing on a range of disciplines including interior design, graphic design, industrial design, exhibit production, architecture, and lighting, you will explore the methods, techniques, and technologies needed to create exhibitions for a variety of venues, from museums to trade shows to public spaces.
A faculty of exhibition designers, content developers, graphic and lighting designers, and design historians offer current industry expertise. Courses blend classroom study, guest lectures, site visits, and hands-on experience. You値l learn to plan and design professional presentations, master a variety of design techniques and computer applications, and construct three-dimensional models.
Students execute full-scale projects, working with professionals in actual venues. You値l also complete an independent, interdisciplinary qualifying project in your final semester. You値l graduate prepared for a variety of careers with exhibition design and production firms, museums, corporations, and public venues.
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Christina Lyons, Assistant Professor
Hello and welcome to the FIT Graduate Exhibition
Design Live Dialogue!
As the program celebrates its tenth anniversary
and introduces its revised 16-month curriculum,
we welcome you to join us in our ongoing
discussion about all things exhibitions!