*** This workshop is full. We are accepting names for the waiting list. ***
Date: May 7 & 8, 2015
Location: Museum of Natural History, Halifax
Facilitator: Sally Warren
This workshop examines the role that public programming plays in fulfilling the educational goals of museums and creating a successful visitor experience. A particular focus will be how interactive programming can provide a strong link between a museum’s core mandate and an individual’s life experience. Key content/subject areas:
- types of museum interpretation
- basic learning styles
- elements of successful interpretive programs for the public and schools
- increasing interactivity in museum exhibitions
- principles of program evaluation
The workshop will combine formal instruction, group discussion, hands-on exercises and a graded take-home assignment. Note: this workshop is the first module in a two part interpretation workshop series. Module two focuses on exhibition development and presentation and will be offered as part of the Museum Studies Program, 2014/15. This workshop can be taken as part of the ANSM Museum Studies Program or on its own.
- ANSM Members: $100.00
- Non-Members: $150.00
- Registration Deadline: April 24, 2015
Workshop cost includes breaks on both days and lunch on day one.
To register, send a completed registration form with payment by cheque or money order to: Association of Nova Scotia Museums, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4P7
Workshop registration forms can be downloaded from the ANSM website Training section.
To pay online, click here. Please send a completed registration form with your payment.