Thursday, May 21, 2009

Introduction to Exhibit Design Workshop

Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Workshop
Introduction to Exhibit Design
Thursday - Friday, 18 – 19 June, 2009
Location: Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site, Labrador

This two day workshop is designed for museum staff and volunteers involved in the development and design of exhibitions. It is intended for those who have limited experience working on exhibit projects and would like to expand their knowledge and skills. Participants will receive an overview of the processes involved in creating a quality exhibition experience for the visitors.

Participants will explore:
- exhibit development from exhibit planning and concept development
- overview of exhibit design techniques
- exhibit resource and budget development
- the role of various media formats and interactive features in exhibition
- hiring and working with exhibit contractors and specialists.

Instructor: Marni Mahle, Interpretive Planner and Exhibit Designer
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 15
Registration fees: $70 for MANL members, $95 for non-members
Registration Deadline: June 8, 2009

Catherine Rice
Professional Development Coordinator
Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Tel: (709) 722 9034
Fax: (709) 722 9035

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