On this stimulating course, we'll show you how to use a range of hanging systems. You'll prepare several paintings for hanging and, crucially, learn how to avoid damaging frames and canvases. We'll take you through the dos and don'ts of packing, moving and installing art, and get you crating works yourself...

Description

On this stimulating course, we'll show you how to use a range of hanging systems. You'll prepare several paintings for hanging and, crucially, learn how to avoid damaging frames and canvases. We'll take you through the dos and don'ts of packing, moving and installing art, and get you crating works yourself. We'll also guide you through the maths of spacing and measuring up, and familiarise you with filling in forms including loan agreements and condition and facilities reports. Expect to handle, hang and install using a variety of tools and fixing methods.

Course Outcomes
At the course's end, you will have the confidence and skills to hang a small exhibition. You'll know how to avoid causing damage to canvases and be aware of the correct procedures for packing, moving and installing art works.

Who should attend
Those working in museums and galleries, including front-of-house staff who are often asked to help with art handling and installation. It'll also appeal to artists and students exploring an area of interest.

Course Level
Beginner

Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.

Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Notepad and pen 
  • Medium phillips screwdriver
  • Tape measure
  • Pencils
  • Two pieces of 2D artwork (drawing, photograph, sculpture etc)

Please note that most materials needed for the short courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/08/2015 - 12/08/2015Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 16:003 Days£385Available John Islip St - SW1P Add to Basket