Professional development course
Working with Contemporary Artists: Running a Residency Programme

Friday 6 December 2019

This one-day workshop will provide an overview of the practicalities of developing and running a successful Residency Programme in your museum. Hear about the V&A’s established Residency programme and gain practical knowledge and best practice. There will also be an opportunity to tour the V&A’s Residency studios and hear from a current Artist in Resident.

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Jennifer Sturrock

Course Leader Jennifer Sturrock

Jennifer Sturrock is a designer, educator and writer working in research, public engagement and creative facilitation. She has partnered with various learning organisations in both private and public sectors and is the Senior Producer of the V&A's Residencies Programme.

Course Overview

This course will cover every aspect of running a Residency programme; from fundraising and budgeting, to artist selection and managing successful relationships with your residents, to the production of new work and displays, creating learning and public engagement programmes around your Residency and legal and copyright considerations. If you are considering setting up an Artist Residency programme in your museum, or already run programmes working with contemporary artists on the production of new work, this course will provide you with practical advice and best practice.

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Professional development course: Working with Contemporary Artists: Running a Residency Programme

6 December 2019

£175.00 - £195.00

Need help enrolling? Talk to the admissions team:

+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)