Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen
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Mutsaardstraat 31 - 2000 Antwerpen
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Art Management28529/1718/1920/1/80
Study guide

Art Management

Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    Choice package:
    • opleidingsonderdelen te kiezen aan 15 studiepunten
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts
    Choice package:
    • Elective courses for 15 credits
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Jacobs Sven
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2019 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Competences of third bachelor

Learning outcomes (text)

The student has knowledge of the theoretical aspects and challenges in management, artistic leadership and innovation . He / she obtains a better understanding of the field of visual arts by getting familiar with several examples of arts organizations and institutions . The student acquires knowledge on strategic planning by analyzing the mission and strategic goals of the presented organizations and how they translate their goals into daily action, and can apply such an analysis on an example chosen.

Learning outcomes (list)

MA1 - The student has an artistic and autonomous attitude and continues to develop his/herown art practice.
The student has acquired insight into the field of visual art by acquainting himself with various examples of art organizations and institutions.
The student has, by analyzing the mission and the strategic goals of the organizations presented and seeing how these translate their goals into daily operations, acquired knowledge about strategic planning.
The student is able to analyse a self chosen example
MA2 - The student takes final responsibility when designing and/or realizing a personal artistic project.
The student has knowledge of the theoretical aspects of, and challenges concerning management, artistic leadership and innovation.

Course content

Next to a theoretical introduction to the history and the current interpretation of art management and management practice, and some examples that point out the actual challenges in management and the importance of innovation and disruption, we focus on real life examples from the visual arts field . During this course we are introduced to the mission, goals and daily operation of some key actors in the art field. We do this on the basis of leading examples and practice testimonials

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours64,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 1Knowledge test100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00

Evaluation (text)

semester 1: paper
2de examenperiode: paper