Learn art communication based on the analysis and interpretation of works.
The course fee includes access 24 hours / day for unlimited time to:
- Lessons for each theme of the programs
- downloadable e-books
- Links to articles, videos and websites
- Assessment (1 final questionnaire per course)
- Certificate (1 certificate per course).
The exhibition of art, whether physical or virtual, is a form of communication par excellence. But communicating about art and getting our audiences to read the works of art requires all prior work of analysis and interpretation.
Thus, we created this package of 2 courses Art communication – Art Analysis + Art Curating – exhibition – in which you will acquire the necessary knowledge to communicate about art according to the cycle:
Who takes this Course?
It is particularly useful for art curators, museologists, artists, art historians, gallery owners and students of art, art history and museology or cultural communication professionals. It is also very useful for teachers and cultural mediators.
It has no access requirements.
At the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued .
We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.
The course price (a single payment) includes all content, assessment and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.
The course is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence. However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.
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How it works
Art Curating – Exhibition
Unit 1 – The exhibition of a work of art
- The work of art
- The exhibition of a work of art
- Alternative exhibition spaces
- Five exhibitions that went down in history (and one that should not have happened)
Unit 2 – Art curating
- The curatorial activity: concepts and definitions
- The tasks of the curator
- The role of the art critic
- The Team
Unit 3 – Exhibition planning
- Initial Planning
- Establish the theme / concept
- Define audiences
- Select the collection
- Designing an exhibition project
Unit 4 – Exhibition – From assembly to evaluation
- The Assembly
- Communication with visitors
- Labels and panels
- Composition of texts
- Print media and Apps
- Preventive Conservation
- The Preventive Conservation
- Risk assessment methodology
- Contingency plan
- Evaluation methodologies
- Assessment levels
Unit 5 – Exhibitions in the digital age
- The Exhibitions in the digital age
- The Google Arts & Culture
- Digital Art
- Digital Exhibitions
1. Analysing Art
a) Reading / Interpreting
b) Writing about Art: concepts of visual rhetoric and visual literacy
Elements of formal analysis
2. Technical data;
5. Structure (basic and essential considerations);
- Contents: iconography and symbolism
- Thematic categories in painting
- Practical analysis of a painting (Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, by Thomas Gainsborough)
Elements of formal analysis
2. Technical and structural data;
- Types of sculpture
- Practical analysis of a sculpture (Funerary lion (unknown author; c. 350 BC).
2. Construction function or purpose;
4. Relationship between function and structure;
5. Relationship between the history and geography of the construction site and architectural forms.
- Practical analysis of an architectural work (Central Tejo, Lisbon)
What students say about the course
Reviews are available for each course on the corresponding pages.