Workshop

How to handle, install and light art

30 Jan 2016

Event times

10am – 5pm

Cost of entry

£195/150

Whitechapel Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Bus: 25, 205, 254
  • Tube: Aldgate East / Aldgate
  • Train: Liverpool Street

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In this intense short course you will learn from experts with comprehensive experience in the logistical and practical handling of artworks, to ascertain safe and established industry approaches to planning, designing, installing and lighting exhibitions within the conservation guidelines.

About

We learn from experts with comprehensive experience in the logistical and practical handling of artworks, to ascertain safe and established industry approaches to planning, designing, installing and lighting exhibitions within the conservation guidelines.

The day will cover:

  • Planning to receive work (scheduling, insurance, transport considerations)
  • Establishing stable gallery and building environments
  • Receiving artwork in
  • Unpacking and handling
  • Installing techniques and tips
  • Sustaining and Maintaining Exhibitions
  • Lighting artworks

10am – 5pm

Lunch and refreshments included

The Art Fund supports this ‘How to: Inside the Gallery’ series by offering a number of fully funded places per course for curators and museum and gallery professionals. The deadline is 18 December 2015, to apply, head to the Art Fund Website.

For more information please contact: Sophie Thornberry, sophiethornberry@whitechapelgallery.org

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