2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 105 - Art Gallery Management


Description: Introduction to practices and procedures of galleries. Includes management of gallery spaces, professional business practices, exhibition and marketing of artwork. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 112   and ART 113  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. General gallery operations
  2. Art handling methods
  3. Gallery design
  4. Exhibition of artwork
  5. Marketing and promotional materials
  6. Copyright law
  7. Contracts
  8. Sales
  9. Formal elements and principles of design
  10. Historical and contemporary art examples
  11. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Learn and support gallery management. (1)
  2. Use professional art handling methods. (2)
  3. Plan and light art installation. (3)
  4. Install, light and label artwork. (4)
  5. Create marketing and promotional materials. (5)
  6. Identify and explain how gallery personnel employ copyright laws. (6)
  7. Identify and explain how gallery personnel use contracts. (7)
  8. Complete invoices and sales transactions. (8)
  9. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (9)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (10)
  11. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (11)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique