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CMS: Exhibit Planning & Design

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.
The textbook for this course is Creating Exhibits that Engage: A Manual for Museums and Historical Organizations.
Course Dates: December 1-3, 2021
Course Director: Meredith Leonard, Halton Region Heritage Services
Registration opens: July 13, 2021
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Grey Roots Museum, Owen Sound, ON

Dec 01-03, 2021


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