Tuesday, 5 June 2012

How to run a gallery business

Are you or someone you know thinking of starting a gallery business?  Hit the ground running by coming to these two days to help you with the practicalities of running and making a success of a gallery business. 

Here is a taster:
2 day course from gallery owners, Jeanne Booth and Alysn Midgelow Marsden
10- 4.45pm June 20 & 27 Beetroot Gallery, South St, Draycott, Derbys DE72 3PP

Spending your time, surrounded by beautiful works of art may sound like a blissful job but can you make a good living from it – enough money and great quality of life? This intensive two-day business course is designed for people who have seriously wondered about opening an art gallery or retail premises, how they can make money and the kind of life they might lead.
What it is like to run an art gallery business as a way of making a living
The different ways galleries can make money and the associated challenges and costs
How to assess the business potential of premises

Overview of different business structures and options for raising finance
The elements to cover in a successful business plan
Workshop presenters
Alysn Midgelow Marsden, owner of the Beetroot Tree Gallery and Jeanne Booth, formerly owner-manager of View From The Top Gallery and now running the social enterprise, careers guidance and enterprise collaboratory, The Good Work Guide.

For full details and booking visit: Good Work Guide