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

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

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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Start Date: 
Oct 12, 2020
End Date: 
Oct 12, 2020
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Blended - Online and in-person at Grey Roots Museum, Owen Sound, ON
Location Summary: 
Blended - Online and in-person