What is Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization?
What is Gallery Management?
Gallery Management explores the various aspects of running a museum or gallery from meeting customer needs, collection handling, restoration and business administration. Usually studied at a postgraduate level, students expand their broader professional experience in the industry by acquiring practical expertise in their chosen field and management skills.
What does Exhibits Specialization cover?
What will I study?
Western's MGES program emphasizes the development of practical, managerial and entrepreneurial approaches to increasingly complex demands in the professional sector of exhibiting, collecting, and selling art objects. The MGES offers a “hybrid” low-residency learning environment of online courses, combined with residencies in both the program practicum on the Western campus and an arranged internship at an art gallery or museum.
The Business of Museums
Care and Management of Collections
Heritage Resource Management
Why study Museum and Gallery Management?
- Museum and gallery management offers a clear pathway into the heritage sector.
- As the course involves management and business components, graduates may achieve better career progression and a salary increase.
- Students usually develop a high level of practical expertise, strong communication skills, and a keen eye for detail.
Potential career routes
- Arts education
- Exhibition planning and design
- Museum and gallery management
Similar areas of interest
- Cultural studies
- Art history