Exhibition Assessment

Internally Assessed Component

The Exhibition is Internally Assessed by you the teacher and externally moderated.The Exhibition and Curatorial Rationale comprise 40% of the final grade

Both SL and HL students select and present their own original, resolved artworks accompanied by exhibition texts and a written curatorial rationale that supports their curatorial decisions.

The Exhibition Requirements 

number of works submitted per level

SL

4-7 artworks from your exhibition

Written curatorial rationale (400 words max)

HL

8-11 artworks from your exhibition

Written curatorial rationale (700 words max)

Curatorial Rationale : HL and SL

SL: 400 words max         

The curatorial rationale fully justifies the selection of the exhibited works, which are presented and arranged clearly, as appropriate to the student’s stated intentions in the space made available to the student.

HL: 700 words max

 The curatorial rationale concisely justifies the selection of the exhibited works, which are presented and arranged clearly, as appropriate to the student’s stated intentions. The student provides an appropriate and clearly justified reflection on how they attempted to establish a relationship between the artworks and the viewer within the space made available to the student.

Go to E submission for Exhibition for more details on file types, sizes and upload requirements.  

The assessment criteria for the Exhibition at a glance

There are four assessed criteria for the Exhibition. The criteria differ for SL and HL in the number of artworks submitted and for criterion D Curatorial Practice.

A. Coherent body of works

9 marks

B. Technical competence

9 marks

C. Conceptual qualities

9 marks

D. Curatorial practice

3 marks

Total 30

The criteria address the areas of learning within the exhibition component: selecting and presenting a coherent collection of artworks that show technical competence, understanding of conceptual qualities and intentions, presented to an audience in the form of an exhibition, supported and justified by the curatorial rationale. 

 

Exhibition Assessment Rubric

Download or print   Exhibition criteria on one page (seen below) a rubric with the complete breakdown of each criteria into mark bands, in this handy overview formatted by Shannon Brinkely

For more informal assessment throughout the course go to Formative Assessment and for student self assessment rubrics go to Self Assessment Rubrics

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