HOW TO TOUR AN EXHIBITION
8 & 9 April
Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery
126 Haly Street, Kingaroy
In this workshop participants will collaborate on a case study exhibition to learn the fundamentals of touring an exhibition. Participants will learn:
- How to assess their exhibition – is it appropriate to tour?
- How to write a touring proposal and pitch it to venues.
- The importance of professional photography, researching and building your contacts.
- How to schedule a tour.
- The nuts and bolts of getting your show on the road – freight, contracts, crating, storage, insurance, touring manuals.
- Developing resources education kits, media kits, didactics.
- The importance of engaging the community with your exhibition.
Aim of the program:
To provide participants with a clear understanding of how to tour an exhibition. At the end of this workshop participants will:
- Understand that touring projects are scalable and can be targeted at different types of venues e.g. galleries, venues, libraries and alternative spaces.
- Understand the work and process involved in successfully touring an exhibition.
This workshop is free to attend.
Thursday the 8th & Friday the 9th of April, 10am to 4pm.
Please arrive at 9:30am in time to have a cuppa and settle in for a 10am start.
Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery, 126 Haly Street, Wondai.
BYO Lunch. A fridge will be available for workshop participants to use.
Morning tea, as well as tea and coffee will be supplied.
About the Workshop Tutor:
Trudie Leigo is the Regional Arts Project Officer for the Central Queensland Regional Arts Services Network (CQRASN). Trudie has worked in and with the galleries and museums industry for 20 years. As a curator, gallery manager and registrar in commercial, not for profit and public galleries. She holds an MA in Museum Studies and a BA in Art History & Theory and Social Anthropology from the University of Sydney. Trudie is also the Vice President of the Australian Museums and Galleries Association – Queensland Branch.
Places are limited so please email Trudie Leigo on email@example.com or phone 07 4150 7736.
This project has been supported by:
The Regional Arts Services Network is an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. CQUniversity has been appointed as the Central Queensland Provider. The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Bundaberg, Fraser Coast and South Burnett Regional Councils to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.