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NEW DATE - Start Date - CMS: Exhibit Planning & Design

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and In order to reduce the amount of overnight travel required of participants and instructors, this course will be delivered in a blended format that includes seven weeks of online learning starting on October 12, 2020, followed by a one day in-class workshop on December 1, 2020. If you have any questions about this new format, please email pd@museumsontario.ca.

Participants will learn to create vibrant, attractive exhibits that welcome and engage visitors of all ages and abilities. Through hands-on activities, participants will gain an understanding of the exhibit development process from idea assessment and concept development to production and installation on a budget. Core topics: the visitor experience, exhibit policy and standards, planning for families, writing text, showcase styles, physical accessibility, anatomy of a graphics panel, and creative costing, with a focus on creating an effective interpretive plan to guide the process.

Course Dates
Online: October 12-November 29, 2020
In-person: December 1, 2020

Registration opens: August 11, 2020

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Blended - Online and in-person at Grey Roots Museum, Owen Sound, ON

Oct 12, 2020


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