Curating and Exhibition Management

City University London
Course summary
10 weeks
460 GBP
Part time
Next available date: 29/04/2020 - London
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Curating and Exhibition Management

The Curating and Exhibition Management short course provides an insight into the development and delivery of balanced exhibitions.

We will explore current curatorial practice, programming and audiences in presenting commercial and academic exhibitions along with legal and practical aspects.

Sessions include presentations by the course leader, guest lecturers from the industry who will speak about current curatorial practices and a number of field trips to innovative visual art venues.

You will acquire an understanding of the complexities, stakeholders and schedules involved in managing and executing exhibitions. In addition, pitfalls and how they can be overcome to avoid negative outcomes are considered and discussed.

This pathway offers nuts and bolts experiences to progress your knowledge and prepare you should you contemplate pursuing a career in this professional environment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Prerequisite knowledge

You should have a sincere interest in curating and exhibition management.

English requirements

You must have a comprehensive command of both written and spoken English.

Training Course Content

The Curating and Exhibition Management short course will cover current issues including, but not limited to:

  • Beyond the White Cube – philosophy, curation, audiences, programming in private institutions & commercial galleries
  • Curating an art auction, guest speaker
  • Art criticism,   guest speaker
  • Field trip to a private art foundation, tbc
  • Exhibitions Management, part 1 - Budgets, cost sharing, artwork selection, communication, agreements, documentation
  • Exhibitions Management, part 2 - Logistics, insurance, invitations, press release and social media
  • Exhibitions Management, part 3 - H&S, condition reports, Health & Safety, installation and display
  • Field trip to public institution, tbc
  • Working with the media, guest speaker
  • Presentation of agreed course assignment

Get Inspired! Watch the Video

A short course is an excellent way to gain new expertise, advance skills or simply follow a passion. With courses in business, computing, writing, creative industries, languages and law there is something for everyone. Glimpse inside our short course community: hear from our industry-expert tutors and listen to students as they reflect on their learning experience.

About provider

City University London

City University London

City, University of London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for a hundred years. We are proud of...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Contact info

City University London

Northampton Square
EC1V 0HB London

 Show phone number

U.K. L&D Report: 2018 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!


Learn more

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here