Hanging Artwork w/ Johanna Poortenaar (Artist Boot Camp Workshop at MAWA)

No need to register, just show up! This workshop will cover fundamental techniques for hanging work safely and securely on different wall types, as well as the basics of layout for different spaces.

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Photo by Mary Rose. Johanna Poortenaar hanging MAWA’s member show, Feminist Futures, August 2017. 

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7-9:30 pm
Registration:
 No need to register, just show up! People of all genders welcome!
Venue: MAWA (611 Main St.)
Price:  $10 for members of MAWA or Creative Manitoba; $20 for non-members (payable with cash or card on the day of the event)

Presented in partnership with MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art)

Hanging art is easier said than done. Learn the basics of installing framed and unframed artwork from a professional gallery technician, as well as how to creatively problem-solve challenging situations that may arise in the process. This workshop will cover fundamental techniques for hanging work safely and securely on different wall types, as well as the basics of layout for different spaces. It is essential for anyone who wants to understand how to best display their artwork. It will be mainly theoretical, so no need to bring your hammer!

Instructor: Jo Poortenaar is a gallery preparator and installation technician who has installed artwork at a variety of museums, galleries and artist-run centres in Winnipeg, including the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Plug In ICA and MAWA. Poortenaar is also working as an art handler for Palka Fine Art Services.

MAWA

  • November 8, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Cancellation policy

Creative Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for an event that is cancelled by Creative Manitoba will receive a full refund.

Registrants may cancel up to one week before the event to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the event start date. No refunds will be issued for registrants who do not attend.

Substitute participants are allowed in most cases, but not all. Please check with us ahead of time if you wish to send a substitute participant by calling 204-927-2787.

Venue:  

Address:
611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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