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Art Handling Training (3-days)

4th February at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Who is it for?

This 3-day course is aimed at Museum and Gallery Art Handlers and Technicians based in the South West

 

When is this training?

Tuesday 4 February 2020 – Thursday 6th February 2020 at 10:30 am – 4:00 pm daily

 

What will the course focus on?

  • Working environment and planning
  • Hardware and Equipment
  • Moving artworks (uncased and cased)
  • Packing, soft wraps, travel frames, crates (including preparing works out for loan out)
  • Installation, two-dimensional and three-dimensional works
  • Installation files
  • Packing notes
  • Exhibition procedures
  • Storing artworks

 

The three days consist of theory and practise, all three days must be attended.

By the end of the session you will:

  • Understand methods for handling and moving artworks
  • Know how to prepare your working environment to work efficiently, in an organised way
  • Be able to pack and store artworks to Tate standard

 

Who is the Trainer?

Isabel Pina Ferreira, Senior Art Handling Principal Technician, Tate

 

Training day plan

Tuesday 10.30-12.30Planning, Handling, Moving Theory
LunchProvided by Tate St Ives
2.00-4.00Practical session of all the above
Wednesday 10.30-12.30Packing, Installation and Installation Files Theory
LunchProvided by Tate St Ives
2.00-4.00Practical session of all the above
Thursday 10.30-12.30Packing Notes, Exhibition Procedures, Storing Artworks
LunchProvided by Tate St Ives
2.00-4.00Practical session of all the above

 

How do I book a place?

Places must be booked in advance and are limited to 2 per Gallery/Museum. Only 12 places are available. Register online by clicking the link below, or please send an email info@cornwallmuseumspartnership.org.uk or tel: 01209 700750 for more information.

 

Directions

For directions to Tate St Ives, please click this link www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-st-ives – head to the Barnoon staff entrance, rear of the gallery through the car park and press the intercom to gain entrance.

 

This training day has been provided by Cornwall Museums Partnership and the South West Museum Development Porgramme. It has been funded by Arts Council England through Museum Development and the Major Partner Museums programmes.


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Details

Date:
4th February
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

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Venue

Tate St Ives Porthmeor Beach St Ives, TR26 1TG United Kingdom
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