Putting together a Museum Display from concept to delivery

South West Museum Skills Programme

Monday, 24 November 2014 from 10:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Bodmin, United Kingdom

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Introduction

A fun and practical day to help you create effective displays which are safe for your collection.


What will you learn?

  • what you need to consider when developing an exhibition and how to plan for successful delivery
  • how to write engaging and readable copy
  • what materials can be safely used in displays and appropriate methods of mounting and supporting objects
  • how to work with designers
  • how to promote and evaluate the show

 

Who should attend?

Volunteers and paid staff who create displays with any sort of museum collection who would like to improve their skills and learn new techniques.

NB. Priority booking to museums in Cornwall until 1 September.

Session Leaders:

Vicky Dawson is a freelance museum curator who has developed and managed the delivery of exhibitions of all shapes and sizes – from single case temporary shows to the creation of new museums.  Most recently she has developed and written the script for several major touring exhibitions in the South West.

Helena Jaeschke is an accredited conservator and the Conservation Development Officer supporting museums across the southwest with their collection care needs, including finding ways to display difficult or fragile objects safely.

 

The South West Museum Skills programme is delivered by the South West Federation on behalf of the South West Museum Development Partnership, funded by Arts Council England.

 
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Do you have questions about Putting together a Museum Display from concept to delivery? Contact South West Museum Skills Programme

When & Where


Cornwall’s Regimental Museum
The Keep
PL31 1EG Bodmin
United Kingdom

Monday, 24 November 2014 from 10:30 to 16:30 (GMT)


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Organiser

South West Museum Skills Programme

The South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries is the 'voice' of museums and art galleries across the South West of England.

As an independent membership based organisation, we have supported the region's museums and art galleries and the people that work in them - for over 80 years!

We deliver the South West Museum Skills programme on behalf of the South West Museum Development Partnership, which is funded through Arts Council England.

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