Captions and Titles | Short Course | CAP

Short course 3:

Professional Skills


Module 3.5: Captions and Titles


Recognition: Certificate of Completion on completion of all 5 modules in this Short Course plus the assignments.


Course Category: Level 01

Target Audience: Art lovers, curator, gallerists or artists who want to correctly caption artworks, as well as to understand the character of a title for an artwork.

Course Duration: There is a one-month limit to do the courses after registration. It is difficult to determine how long it will take you to complete the course. The average time to read through the tutorial material is about 1 hour, but it can be longer, depending on how much time you spend on the links. This Short Course also has an assignment  to complete, which takes a variable amount on time.

Language: English

There is no individual cost per module; the Short Course is done in its entirety consisting of five modules.

Value/Price: R1000.00 VAT Incl for the entire Short Course in Professional Skills.


In this module we look at standard international practice with regard to the compilation of titles for artworks, as well as  the correct way to caption an artwork. We consider the success factors of titles.

What you will learn:

You will gain a good understanding of correct captioning.

You will acquire insight into the power and impact of an appropriate title and how it can add a different layer of meaning to an artwork. 

There is one Assignment for the whole Short Course. 


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