Museum & Gallery Professional Development Day

Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and the Shoalhaven Museums and Galleries network are holding a professional development day to help volunteer run and small cultural organisations learn more about ways to understand and grow their audience.

Thurs 15th September 2016
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and the Annex opposite (12 Berry St, Nowra)
Tickets are $15pp
Bookings here

Guest speakers include:

  • Michael Rolfe, CEO Museums & Galleries NSW
  • Ann Frederick, Creative Services & Public Programs Manager – Transport Heritage NSW (Trainworks)
  • Angela Casey, Manager of Learning – National Museum of Australia
  • Dr Lynda Kelly, Head of Learning – Australian National Maritime Museum
  • Tamara Lavrencic, Museums Programs and Collections Manager – M&G NSW

Program is as follows
11am     Michael Rolfe – CEO M&GNSW | Keynote presentation
11:30    Ann Frederick | Growing your audience through events
11:50    Angela Casey | Getting into schools and getting schools to you
12:10    Lynda Kelly | Going beyond the questionnaire: How to find out what your visitors want
12:30    LUNCH
1:30    Small group workshops (run concurrently)
Tamara Lavrencic | M&G Standards program – what is it, what can it do for you (45min only)
Ann Frederick | Planning an event – tips, tricks and practical solutions
Angela Casey | Hands on interpretation for curriculum outcomes
Lynda Kelly | Practical ways to find out about your audience
3:00     Afternoon tea
3:30    Panel Discussion & Q&A | ‘Things I’ve learnt about audiences’
4:30    Conclusion of PD day

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