Art Gallery Management

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Art Gallery Management

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art History, Management, Studio Art

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    An introductory-level course in art history or business management or permission from the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course explores the principles and practices of art gallery management. Topics include the history of art galleries, artist and client relations, gallery space and design, collections management, staging an exhibition and art marketing. The role of the art dealer and all aspects of gallery management will be discussed in theoretical terms and in case study analyses and on-site visits to Rome’s contemporary art galleries.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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