Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Art Management28529/3080/2324/1/18
Study guide

Art Management

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    Choice package:
    • opleidingsonderdelen te kiezen aan 12 studiepunten (voltijds)
    • opleidingsonderdelen te kiezen aan hoogstens 12 studiepunten (deeltijds)
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts
    Choice package:
    • Elective courses for 12 credits (full time)
    • Elective courses for max 12 credits (parttime)
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: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Competences of third bachelor

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

The course offers a theoretical introduction to the history of management, and insight into the current interpretation and challenges of art management and the broader management practice. We highlight a number of examples that demonstrate the importance of innovation, and what impact innovation and IT have on the organization of contemporary art practice. We further introduce some important actors in the arts field.

Students are expected to be present during classes. Absences can have a negative impact on your study results.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Course and video material offered via DigitAP

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials10,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours64,00 hours
Lectures and / or tutorials16,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

semester 1: paper
2de examenperiode: paper