Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum educational and programming needed to create engaging, educational, and successful collections-based programming. Learn how to craft programming that is meaningful to the education community.
Topics include learning styles, presentation strategies, audience types, planning strategies, program assessment, research, and staff training.
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is ideally suited for staff (first-time museum educators, directors, tour guides or volunteer managers and mid-career professionals), museum studies students, or dedicated volunteers working in all types of museums who are given the responsibility of education and public programming.
Stacia Kuceyeski and Megan Wood, Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH
Presented in partnership with the Creative Learning Factory at the Ohio Historical Society.
Location: Visit The Hermitage in Nashville, TN to walk through Andrew Jackson’s life and home, explore a beautiful, vintage Tennessee farm and experience an important piece of Nashville and our nation. Rated the third best Presidential Site in the nation by USA TODAY, this is a must-see for any visitor to Music City.
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