Developing Temporary Exhibits for Milestones and Anniversaries: Creating Temporary Exhibits from Collections of First and Second World War Artifacts and Confederation
Date: December 12 to 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: MANL Office, 200 Military Road, St. John's, NL
Temporary exhibitions provide are an important part of museum activities. Special events, milestones and anniversaries create temporary exhibition opportunities for museums and their collections. The museum's exhibits provide an important link between the community and its heritage. In the planning and presentation of temporary exhibitions, the museum will strive for accuracy of information, relevance to the community, effective communication, opportunities for learning, and the safe display of artifacts.
This session is intended for those who work in large and small community museums who will be work on exhibit projects. Participants will receive an overview of the processes involved in creating a quality temporary exhibition experience for visitors during 2016 milestone anniversaries. Topics that will be explored:
• temporary exhibit development
• use of electronics and new technologies in exhibits
• funding sources for exhibits
• developing exhibits in house
Instructor: Jane Severs, Interpretative Planner
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members
Registration Deadline: December 5, 2016
This workshop is one of the core courses for the new Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program, please contact Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (709) 722 9034.
Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.
Thanks to Canadian Heritage Museum Assistance Program and the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.