Exhibition – Lecture Notes

Tasks

  1. Find a venue
  2. Publicity – Press -> getting something in the local newspaper etc
  3. Budgeting
  4. Food & Drink – Organising the private view
  5. Book design – Catalogue
  6. Exhibition layout
  7. Publicity flyers
  8. INVITES
  9. Poster
  10. Website / Facebook Group / Twitter page etc
  11. Transporting work to the venue as well as ourselves
  12. Printing / framing etc

Budget:

  • Venue hire
    • Staff
    • Food & Drink – Hire glasses / breakages
    • Electricity / Lighting
    • Furniture
    • Fee for a speaker
  • Administration
    • Invitations
    • Flyers
    • Posters
    • Adverts in paper
    • Press releases
    • Phone calls to venues etc
    • Stamps / postage
    • Travel
  • Producing the Work
    • Printing
    • Mounting
    • Framing
  • Hanging Work
    • Hanging materials
    • String
    • Spirit level – spirit level app
    • Wall plugs, nails, screws
    • drill
    • Mirror plates
    • Bluetack
    • Velcro
    • Name tags – titles/dates.
    • Cleaning materials – Paint possibly
  • Transport
    • Van hire
    • Fuel money
    • Boxes – Bubble Wrap
  • Private View
    • Wine/Beer
    • Juice/Water/Pop
    • Food & Snacks
    • Table cloths
    • Flowers
    • Music
  • Documentation Show
    • Private View
    • Exhibition
  • Contingency
    • add 5% to 10% extra as a backup if anything goes wrong.
  • Income
    • Sale of work
    • Sale of postcards – catalogue
    • Donations
    • Sponsorship & Fundraising
      • Before event – Cakes – Portraits studio
      • During event – selling prints
      • Support for your exhibition on a particular subject – eg homelessness, poverty – link in with the charities/organisations.
    • Support in kinds from local firms -> caterers, florists
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