Thursday, 22 June 2017

How To Have A Successful Art Exhibition

By Larry Williams

When planning to organize an art exhibition, know that it will be challenging and tough but can be really fulfilling when done successfully. The preparation depends on your chosen venue and contract with the owner of the place. The tips discussed assume that you will be organizing it on your own.

First is finding the best place for the show that will be exhibited. Be sure to do it within the date that you are free for the preparation of your art work Angleton TX. Check the venue first to know its size and plan other measures for adjustments. This can help you meet the goal and standards that you set.

You need to decide for the total number of paintings or artworks that will be included. Think of a title for it based on the artworks or paintings that you will show. Be sure that paintings are fully prepared and done for the day. Check their quality and be sure they are all ready to be displayed or hanged.

You should also take professional photographs of every artwork, some close-up shots will also do. Optimize all photos to be used on social media and in print if possible. For print, you have to use the best quality and high resolution. For social media channels, smaller sizes must be used with a variety of formats.

Do not forget to add metadata. To do this, create a sheet with all the additional information available such as title, artist, year, medium, size, price, retail and so on. All details must be described well and make sure all information are true. You should also create a certificate of authenticity for all artworks.

The opening of the exhibition must be special. You can hire a musician to entertain the audience or a lecturer perhaps for the opening. If you think you need to hire more people then do it. If you like to have an invitation card, the information must be clearly written. The ones reading it should understand it immediately.

If you hire a lecturer, make sure to brief the person first before drafting the speech. Design and proofread the card before printing it. Press releases must also be written and sent to the guests. You may also need a social media campaign for a stronger online presence. Post photos regularly or send them with the guidance of your address list.

Send all the cards that are done as early as possible to remind them and help them not to forget about it. As part of publicity, post the photos on different social media channels. Welcome the guests and help them enjoy the show by explaining to them some parts of the artworks. This will aid you enjoy the event as well.

After your show, do not forget to thank the guests. Send them a thank you letter or note written personally by you. Hand or send it to them depending on what is more applicable. You can also do the thanking on social media, writing all your thank you messages to the people who participated. All must be tagged or notified because without them, it will not be successful.

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