Event

Practical Skills in Showing Art: How to Manage a Collection

12 Dec 2014

Regular opening hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 21:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

£195 (incl. lunch and refreshments)

Whitechapel Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

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

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This hands-on guide simplifies the fundamental processes behind managing a collection, from the moment of acquisition to arranging loans and display.

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This hands-on guide simplifies the  fundamental processes behind managing a collection, from the moment of acquisition to arranging loans and display. The course offers expert advice on unpicking legal queries, moving work overseas, documenting a collection and ensuring artworks retain their value. Aimed at collectors and those working within either new or growing collections. 

You will learn about: 

• The concept of the ‘collection’ and how to approach ‘acquiring’ 
• How to document and catalogue your collection 
• How to best approach loans and lending policy 

Julia Toffolo is the former Deputy Director and Senior Registrar of the UK Government Art Collection, where she was responsible for managing a large fine art collection in high profile Government buildings in the UK and all over the world. She runs Matassa Toffolo Ltd, providing high-quality care and management for corporate, public and private art collections. Darryl de Prez, Head of Development at the Whitechapel Gallery has wide knowledge of collecting from both personal and professional perspective, with huge experience of working with collections and collectors on all levels. 

For any queries or for more information on the course, please contact courses@whitechapelgallery.org 

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