Date(s) - 01/12/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trainers: Melissa Hawker – Learning Officer, Lynne Scerri – Museum Learning Assistant, Emily Shepperson – Curatorial Trainee, Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life
Making Museum Trails is a brand new course ideal for anyone involved in creating or using trails at their museum, including front of house staff, those working with learning and events, and the curatorial team.
This great SHARE offer from the team at Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life will explore:
- The role of ‘trails’ within museums
- The underlying learning principles such as learning through discovering
- How to developing engaging trails which are relevant to the museum and/or collection, and tie in to events programmes
- How to use trails to increase visitor numbers
- How to evaluate trails
There will also be an opportunity to try out example trails and brainstorm your own ideas.
By the end of the course participants will have:
- Considered the learning principles underlying trail activities
- Learnt the key principles for developing relevant and engaging trails
- Explored a range of example trails and formed own opinions
- Developed and discussed ideas for trails at own sites.
Refreshments will be provided, but lunch is not, so please bring a packed lunch or make your own arrangements.
This event is fully booked.