Professional Development

Ort Gallery has the mission to work with emerging artists and to support them to break into the arts industry and take up opportunities.

Our membership scheme Schwarmerei offers members the following benefits:

  • Submit to have your work included in our annual Members Show
  • Free monthly Professional Development sessions followed by a social
  • Special Members Events and extended opening hours
  • Discounted venue hire and workshop discounts
  • Opportunities, offers and invites from our Partner Organisations
  • One to one sessions with the Ort Gallery team
  • and more!

Our Professional Development videos allow anyone to learn from our sessions for free. We are committed to being an accessible venue. All videos have custom made captions (these need to be turned on in the YouTube screen) and you can download a large print transcript for each video. If you have any other access requirements please get in touch. We also offer free membership to anyone who cannot afford the yearly fee.

We have 4 Professional Development videos:

1. Breaking Into the Arts Industry:

Download the full large print transcript here

2. Finding & Taking up Opportunities:

Download the full large print transcript here

3. Working with Organisations: 

Download the full large print transcript here

4. Becoming a Curator & Artists working with Curators:

Download the full large print transcript here

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.