Interpretation I: Public Programming

Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:00am – Friday, May 25, 2018 4:00pm

Event location: Cape Breton Miners Museum, Glace Bay

Join facilitator Virginia Stephens at the Cape Breton Miners Museum in Glace Bay in May for Interpretation I: Public Programming!
Learning Outcomes
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 in 2020.
This workshop can be taken as part of the ANSM Museum Studies Program or on its own.
Registration Information
ANSM Members: $125.00
Non-Members: $175.00
Registration Deadline: Thursday May 10, 2018 at 5pm
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.
To register online, please click the link below. Registration opens Tuesday March 27, at 9am AST.

Registration: Register Online