Day: May 16, 2015

Art Gallery Etiquette Guide by Artful Circle

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Always ask the gallery receptionist or security guard if photography is permitted in the gallery with your camera, video or phone camera. Often the use of the flash is prohibited.

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Respect boundaries. Make note of roped off areas or lines on the floor that instruct viewers to keep a healthy distance from the artwork. Also be aware of free standing sculptures, pedestals, stairs, wires , etc. so you don’t knock in anything.

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Be prepared to check your bags, backpack, umbrellas, etc. if asked upon entering a gallery. Read More