Creative Careers Days | Skills Workshop: A to Z of Arts Management

Hosted by Faisal Al Hassan (Director, 421)

Discover the ins and outs of running an arts space like 421 in a special session featuring insights from Director, Faisal Al Hassan.

In this session, Al Hassan takes us through the practical aspects of managing a thriving community space, covering everything from the creative and administrative tasks to the financial know-how and being prepared to manage tough situations.

421 is a space that nurtures emerging artists and serves as a platform for artistic development and cultural exchange. Through exhibitions, learning opportunities, research initiatives, and commissions, it’s a vibrant center that buzzes with creative energy. Since its establishment back in 2015, Al Hassan has been the driving force behind the scenes, shaping the 421 strategy, curating programs, and spearheading community-driven projects. His efforts have also forged strong partnerships, both locally in the UAE and on the international stage.

This skills workshop is recommended for aspiring arts managers and creative entrepreneurs looking to gain insights into arts space management.

This workshop is free-to-attend. No prior art experience is required. All materials and equipment are provided.

Early registration is advised as spaces are limited.

This workshop is part of the Creative Careers Days programme devoted to to helping you explore your future in the arts. Click here for the full day programme.



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