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SW Museum Skills: Exhibitions and Displays: From Concept to Delivery

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Chippenham Museum and Art Gallery

9-10 Market Pl

Chippenham

SN15 3HF

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About the Day

This day is about fundamentals. It will cover everything you need to consider and know about creating engaging and cost effective exhibitions and displays which are audience focussed and safe for your objects.

What will you learn?

  • What you need to consider when developing an exhibition or display and how to plan for successful delivery
  • How to involve your community in the exhibition development process
  • How to produce engaging interpretation for your audiences
  • What materials can be safely used in displays and appropriate methods of mounting and supporting objects
  • Simple ways to promote and evaluate your exhibition/display

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.

How does this session relate to Arts Council England’s Accreditation Standard?

9.1 To provide stimulating learning and discovery activities including exhibitions and programmes based on your collections

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.

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.

Roz Bonnet has expertise in project management, workforce development and exhibitions, with a particular interest in contemporary art and craft. Previously she has worked with museums, commercial art galleries and with community groups with a visual arts focus. She sits on the Touring Exhibitions Group Committee as its Membership Officer.

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