Free professional development workshops for Coast’s museum industry

Community Indigenous & Heritage

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  • Location: Kawana Library, Buddina 4575 Queensland

Museum industry representatives looking to create engaging exhibitions are invited to attend the free two-day professional development workshop at Sunshine Coast Council’s Kawana Library on June 30 and July 1.

Delivered by Josh Tarrant, Museum Development Officer (South East Queensland), the workshops will be a lively combination of informative presentation, thought-provoking discussions and practical hands-on activities. 

Exhibition Development and Label Making Workshop 
Workshop Day One Program: Thursday, June 30

Day one will include the following professional development topics:

  • Basic exhibition components and structure
  • Understanding and identifying audiences
  • Developing narrative
  • Writing labels and didactic panels
  • Object and image selection
  • Design and presentation.
Workshop Day Two Program: Friday, July 1
Day two will be a practical session covering production techniques using readily available and affordable materials. Materials and equipment will be supplied.

Bookings are essential as morning tea and lunch will be provided. Materials and equipment will be used during the workshop, and attending organisations from the Sunshine Coast Council region will have a “take home” kit. 

The two-day workshop is funded by the Cultural Heritage Levy. The levy aims to:
  • Protect cultural places such as buildings and other significant sites
  • Raise people’s awareness of the value of local heritage
  • Celebrate the cultural heritage of the Sunshine Coast.

Registrations close 5pm, Monday June 27. For further information and to register email or phone 5420 8600.

Free professional development workshops for Coast’s museum industry
Thursday June 30 and Friday July 1
Kawana Library

Kawana Library :
30 Nanyima Street, Buddina
07 5475 8989
Kawana Library

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Kawana Library, Buddina

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