Management and Art Project Production


Present the different phases of work and areas of intervention for carrying out
exhibition projects; provide the necessary tools to achieve them.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Maria Emília Moreira Tavares Samora Batista


Weekly - Available soon

Total - 280

Teaching language



Available soon


AA. VV., <Curating: The Contemporary Art Museum and Beyond>, Art &amp; Design Special Issue, 1997.
AMBROSE, Thimothy and PAINE Crispin, Museum Basics, ICOM, 1993.
BAKER, Emma, Contemporary Cultures of Display, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1999.
BALTIC, The Producers. Contemporary Curators in Conversation, ed. Baltic, New York, 2002.
BELCHER, Michel, Organización y diseño de exposiciones. Su relación con el museu, Gijon, Trea, 1997.
BARKER, Emma, Contemporary Cultures of Display, Yale: Yale University Press, 1999.
CANNON-BROOKES, Peter. «Le transport des œuvres d’art : diversifier les stratégies», Museum International, vol. 47, nº 186, p. 55-59.
CRIMP, Douglas, <The Art of Exhibition> in On the Museum’s Ruin, Cambridge (Mass.), 1993.
CRIMP, Douglas, <This is not a Museum of Art> in On the Museum’s Ruin, Cambridge (Mass.), 1993.
DEAN, David, Museum Exhibition. Theory and Practice, London, Routledge, 2001.

Teaching method

Detailed presentation of the listed themes, accompanied by PowerPoint and
iconography. Each chapter will be illustrated with practical examples.

Evaluation method

Método de Avaliação - The assessment is made through interventions in class(40%), and the work to be delivered at the end of the semester(60%)

Subject matter

a) First steps of the producer / manager
b) Budget and planning maps
c) Support and sponsorship
d) Physical conditions of spaces
e) Characteristics of the works
a) Type of production
b) Display type
c) Works: Type of works, loan applications and contracts, insurance, transport and
reception of works of art, security and surveillance, maintenance
d) Catalog: Phases of production and actors
e) Other materials to be edited
f) Image of the exhibition / event and its communication, promotion, dissemination
and marketing
g) The press - advertising campaign and press-release
h) Assembly
i) Inauguration
a) Disassembly, discipline and method in disassembly, return of works
b) Post-production, the task of the producer / manager does not end with the end of the exhibition


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