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Using specific examples of contemporary art throughout the course and external visits at the end of the course, we will look at exhibitions in various contexts. This will range from artist-led spaces and self-initiated projects, such as pop-ups and collectives to major institutions and publicly funded galleries. We will also look at contemporary art events such as artists talks, seminars, live art and performance events and screenings.
The course will include external visits to a gallery and /or a live event.
You will gain practical management skills and will have a better understanding of working with artists, galleries and curators and engaging with audiences. You will also develop your research and presentation skills.
Who should take this course:
This course is aimed at anyone interested in working with curators and gallerists to produce exhibitions and events, or in setting up their own practice as an exhibitions organiser or gallery manager. Suitable for artists, art historians and cultural producers.
You do not need prior exhibition management experience, but you should have a broad interest in contemporary art practice and visit galleries and art events regularly.
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
A certificate of completion:
This course sets out the skills and practicalities of planning, organising and presenting a contemporary art exhibition or event.
Where other courses concentrate on curating and the development of a professional exhibition proposal, this course covers the logistics of working directly with artists and organisations to deliver a successful exhibition or event.