Art and Life



A successful exhibition requires thorough planning, collaboration and skills. Below are some main guidelines that need to be considered. Feel free to use this as a guide or you may incorporate your own ideas and methods of planning. 

  1. The Art staff should work through the following points to determine the nature and planning details of the exhibition.
  2. A decision needs to be made early about who is to have an input to making decisions about the exhibition – for example, Staff/ Students/Parent body/Administration etc.
  3. An exhibition needs to be decided on the year before if it is to be placed in a school diary or a school calendar. The Principal needs to be informed.
  4. In some schools application might need to be made for funding for the exhibition and careful planning will assist this to be successful.
  5. This checklist could also be used to plan for long term displays of work.
  6. Notes or minutes should be kept in all meetings to record decisions made and responsibilities allocated to avoid later confusion.
  7. Discussion and planning needs to be done for four different time frames

    – Before the Exhibition
    – Setting up the Exhibition
    – During the Exhibition
    – After the Exhibition.
  8. Please use this checklist, as it provides more in-depth information to complete the task.
  9. Read the following content pages to arm yourself with the rationale for organizing the exhibition. https://www.enotes.com/homework-help/what-role-art-society-28369 and https://www.theodysseyonline.com/10-reasons-why-arts-are-important-in-our-lives?utm_expid=.cZCE7oX8QCubI-ziFLsOXg.0&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com.jm%2F
  10. This page allows you to hear the views of many people across the world as it relates to the relevance of ART. 



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