ONE, TWO OR THREE-WEEK COURSE

SCHEDULE
JULY
AUGUST
NOVEMBER

JULY 2017
Venice Biennale, July 17 –22
Monday, July 17
9:30 - Welcome breakfast at Palazzo Mora and Introduction
10:00 - Art as Identity, Venice, Europe. History of the Venice Biennale
13:00 - Lunch time
14:45 - Highlights of the Biennale. Curatorial point of view. Class and visit to the pavilion of Bolivia in Palazzo Rossini
16:30 - Reflection session
Tuesday, July 18
10:00 - Venice Biennale: selection procedures, organisational chart and history (Arsenale)
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Visit to the Biennale – Italian pavilion and tour in Arsenale.
15:30 - Meeting the artist's studio manager
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Free time at the Biennale
Wednesday, July 19
10:00 - Case study: Organising national pavilion and collateral event
11:30 - PR & Communication for National Pavilions and Collateral events
13:00 - Lunch time
15:30 - Tour with exhibition organiser in Palazzo Bembo
16:30 - Meeting with the artist Sarah Gold
17:00 - Reflection session
Thursday, July 20
10:00 - The rise of the Venice Architecture Biennale
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Case study: Meet the Architect
17:30 - Reflection session
18:00 - Opening of the Design Exhibition in Palazzo Rossini
Friday, July 21
10:00 - Visit to the Venice Biennale (Giardini)
13:00 - Lunch time
15:30 - Future of the Biennale format? Possible formats for cultural projects
16:30 - Final reflection session
17:00 - Certificate ceremony and boat ride around Venice
Saturday, July 22
(optional)
10:00 - Optional visit to Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable by Damien Hirst, Palazzo Grassi.

Art Practices, July 24 –29
Monday, July 24
9:30 - Welcome breakfast at Palazzo Mora and Introduction
10:30 - Organisation of large scale exhibition, curatorial practices and the introduction of Time-Space-Existence project
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Working with Culture/Management of Cultural Projects
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Group exercise: Curatorial statement
Tuesday, July 25
10:00 - Art and Money. Budget and finance: from idea to reality.
12:15 -Sponsorship and management of high net worth clients for international Art Events.
13:30 - Lunch time
15:00 - Exhibition Handling: Operations and logistics. Particularities of Venice
16:00 - Reflection session
16:45 - Group exercise: Exhibition budget
Wednesday, July 26
10:00- PR & Communication for the arts
13:00 - Lunch time
13:30 - Group exercise: PR & Communication strategy for the exhibition
15:30 - Workshop at the local design studio
Thursday, July 27
10:00- Reflection session
10:30 - Art market. Future of the art works after the exhibition. Feedback for participants' projects
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Visit to Venice Biennale
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Group exercise: Finalizing project
Friday, July 28
10:00 - Visit to Murano island
12:30 - Strategy, future, innovation in art exhibitions
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Final presentations and expert panel
17:00 - Certificate ceremony and reception
Saturday, July 29
Optional: visit to Intuition exhibition at Palazzo Fortuny
AUGUST 2017
Week 1. Contemporary Art, August 7-12
Monday, August 7
9:30 - Welcome breakfast at Palazzo Mora and Introduction
10:00 - Contemporary curatorial practices
12:30 - Lunch time
14:30 - Private tour Peggy Guggenheim
16:30 - Reflection session
16:30 - 17:30 Tour around Venice (optional)
Tuesday, August 8
10:00 - Tendencies in Contemporary Art
12:15 - Case study: Conversation with Danielle Krysa, founder of The Jealous Curator
13:30 - Lunch time
15:00 - Visit to the Biennale (Giardini)
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Free time at the Biennale
Wednesday, August 9
10:00 - Exhibition planning: from idea to reality
11:30 - Workshop: Psychological aspects of working in creative industries
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Tour with the curator of Palazzo Bembo
16:00 - Case study: Meet the Artist-in-Residency at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa or Tour with curator of the exhibition in Palazzo Michiel
17:30 - Reflection session
Thursday, August 10
10:00 - Art Market: fairs and galleries
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Visit to the Hidden treasures by Damien Hirst in Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi
Friday, August 11
10:00 - Reflection session
10:30 - The next big thing: future of exhibitions
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Workshop: Discussion and feedback on personal projects of the participants
15:30 - Final refection session and Certificate Ceremony
17:00 - Boat tour around Venice
Saturday, August 12 (optional)
10:00 - Optional visit to The Boat is Leaking. The Captain Lied transmedia exhibition project by the writer and filmmaker Alexander Kluge, artist Thomas Demand, stage and costume designer Anna Viebrock and curator Udo Kittelmann. Fondazione Prada


Week 2. Venice Biennale, August 14 –19
Monday, August 14
9:30 - Welcome breakfast at Palazzo Bembo and Introduction
10:00 - Curatorial history of the Venice Biennale
13:00 - Lunch time
15:00 - Guided tour in Giardini, Venice Biennale
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Free time at the Biennale
Tuesday, August 15
10:00 - Venice Biennale: selection procedures, organisational chart and history
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Visit to the Biennale – Italian pavilion and tour in Arsenale
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Free time at the Biennale
Wednesday, August 16
10:00 - Case study: Organising national pavilion and collateral event
11:30 - PR & communication for national pavilions and collateral events
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Tour with the curator and exhibition organizer
16:30 - Reflection session
17:00 - Walking tour around Venice (optional)
Thursday, August 17
10:00 - The rise of the Venice Architecture Biennale
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Art Workshop with Danielle Krysa
16:00 - Reflection session
16:30 - Visit to Glasstress 2017, Fondazione Berengo, Palazzo Franchetti (optional)
Friday, August 18
10:00 - Group exercise: Personal projects with Danielle Krysa
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Future of the Biennale format? Possible formats for cultural projects
16:30 - Final refection session and Certificate Ceremony
17:00 - Boat tour around Venice
Saturday, August 19 (optional)
10:00 - Optional visit to the Intuition exhibition. The exhibition brings together historic, modern and contemporary works related to the concept of intuition, dreams, telepathy, paranormal fantasy, meditation, creative power, hypnosis and inspiration. Palazzo Fortuny


Week 3. Art Practices, August 21-26
Monday, August 21
9:30 - Welcome breakfast at Palazzo Mora and Introduction
10:00 - Organisation of large scale exhibition, curatorial practices and of the introduction of Time-Space-Existence project
12:00 - Lunch time
13:30 - Working with Culture/Management of Cultural Projects
Assigning roles. Defining artists, curators and creating artist statement
16:00 - Group exercise: Curatorial statement
Tuesday, August 22
10:00 - Art and Money: budgeting
12:00 - Case study: Pavilion of Greece at the Biennale. Talk with the artist George Drivas
13:00 - Lunch time
14:00 - Exhibition Handling: Operations and logistics. Case study: European Cultural Centre
15:30 - Group exercise: Curatorial statement + Exhibition budget
Wednesday, August 23
10:00 - PR&communication for the arts
12:30 - Lunch time
13:30 - Group exercise: PR and communication plan
15:30 - Workshop at the local design studio Small Caps
Thursday, August 24
10:00 - Venice Biennale visit (Giardini and Arsenale)
13:30 - Lunch time
14:30 - Art market. Future of the art works after the exhibition
16:00 Group exercise: Finalizing project
Friday, August 25
10:00 - Future of the Biennale format? Possible formats for cultural projects
12:00 - Lunch time
13:00 - Final presentations and expert panel
15:30 - Final reflection session and certificate ceremony
16:00 - Boat tour around Venice
Saturday, August 26
Optional: visit to the Biennale/Contemporary art exhibition of choice
NOVEMBER 2017
Venice Biennale, November 13– 18
Monday, November 13
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome breakfast and Introduction
10:00 - 12:30 Contemporary curatorial practices
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch time
14:00 - 16:00 Curatorial history of Venice Biennale with Frank Wasser
16:00 - 16:30 Reflection session
16:30 - 18:00 Walking tour around Venice (optional)

Tuesday, November 14
10:00 - 12:00 Venice Biennale: selection procedures, organisational chart and history with Matteo Giannasi, Head of Biennale Educational Team (Arsenale)
12:15 - 14:15 Tour in Arsenale, Biennale venue
14:15 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:00 Reflection session and group exercise
16:00 - 18:00 Free time at the Biennale
Wednesday, November 15
9:30 - 11:30 Case study: Organising national pavilion and collateral event with Lucia Pedrana
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch time + commute to Giardini
13:30 - 15:00 Tour at Giardini, Biennale venue
15:00 - 16:00 Reflection session and group exercise
16:00 - 18:00 Free time at the Biennale
Thursday, November 16
9:30 - 11:30 The rise of the Venice Architecture Biennale with James Taylor-Foster
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch time
13:00 - 14:00 Tour with the curator of the Venice Design Exhibition Annais Hammoud
14:00 - 14:30 Reflection session
15:00 - 16:30 Visit to Intuition Exhibition at Palazzo Fortuny
Friday, November 17
9:30 - 11:30 Meeting with Lucy Cotter, curator of the Dutch national pavilion
11:45 - 14:00 Future of the Biennale format? Possible formats for cultural projects with Matteo Giannasi
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:30 Workshop and discussion of personal projects of the students
16:30 - 17:00 Certificate ceremony
17:00 - 18:00 Boat tour around Venice

Saturday, November 18
(optional)
10:00 - 13:00 Optional visit to Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable by Damien Hirst, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana

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