Prepare to be guided by your tutor through all the processes involved in staging an exhibition on this one-day course. That means starting with the initial concept and research, moving to agreements and layout and finally, to the hanging of artworks. We will also advise you on insurance, public...

Taught by: A respected industry expert, Kirsten Cooke, Sophia Kosmaoglou.

  • Description

    Prepare to be guided by your tutor through all the processes involved in staging an exhibition on this one-day course. That means starting with the initial concept and research, moving to agreements and layout and finally, to the hanging of artworks. We will also advise you on insurance, public liability and health and safety requirements in public spaces. As well as developing your exhibition design and production skills, it's a chance to make useful links with suppliers and exchange ideas with the rest of the group.

    Course Outcomes
    You will be capable of organising an exhibition from start to finish, as well as appreciating a successful exhibition design layout. You'll be aware of the procedures between galleries and artists.

    Who Should Attend
    Artists, craftspeople or anyone eager to learn about the practical side of organising an exhibition.

    Course Level
    Beginner




    Student Reviews

    'It was comprehensive and well-delivered, covering a lot of ground in one day.' - Anon.

    'It was exactly what I expected, the tutor covered all the topics that were promised. The pace at which she delivered the content was just right, neither too fast nor to slow. She was excellent, really.' - Anon




  • Tutor information

    Sophia Kosmaoglou is a post-conceptual artist working primarily in video and installation. She is a PhD candidate in Fine Art at Goldsmiths and has exhibited internationally since 1994.

    Her PhD thesis is a critical examination of institutional critique and a consideration of the value of autonomy in art practice.

    Kirsten Cooke is a curator and part of the co-authored project Material Conjectures. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Reading. Her work explores strategies that resist the impoverishing practice of exhibitions, which reiterate neo-liberal values through predetermining images affect.

    Recent exhibitions have been staged at the Brooke Theatre (Kent), kynastonmcshine - The Old Police Station (London) and Beaconsfield (London). Cooke also lectures in Art Theory and Critical Collaborative Practice at the University of Reading.


  • Materials

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

    • Notebook and Pen


Details for booking

Date Day of Week Time Duration Cost Status Location Action
08/11/2014 - 08/11/2014 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Day £199 Available John Islip St - SW1P Add to Basket
21/02/2015 - 21/02/2015 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Day £199 Available John Islip St - SW1P Add to Basket
25/04/2015 - 25/04/2015 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Day £199 Available John Islip St - SW1P Add to Basket