Upcoming Event: Idea Potluck for Museum Educators in BC's Interior

The following information is excerpted from a call issued by the Vernon Museum.

ARGILITE CARVING BY RANDY PRYCE. 1996. VERNON MUSEUM COLLECTION. | IMAGE: GREATER VERNON MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

ARGILITE CARVING BY RANDY PRYCE. 1996. VERNON MUSEUM COLLECTION. | IMAGE: GREATER VERNON MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

If you're a museum educator, programmer or presenter working or living in the Interior of BC, you're invited to come to the first Idea Potluck on September 11 at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives.

This will be an opportunity to get together to meet each other and discuss common issues. There will be no official presenters; rather, open table discussions to allow the sharing of experiences, successes, failures, and plans for the future. So, BYOI (Bring Your Own Ideas) and be prepared to leave with new ideas.

The event will be free except the cost of lunch (TBD).

Itinerary

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.: Introductions
10:15 - 11:15 p.m.: Discussion (New curriculum - challenges and strategies)
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Discussion (Non-curriculum programming – community – adult - families)
12:15 - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch and museum walkabout
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.: Mural tour of Vernon
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.: Discussion (Non-curriculum programming – our aging communities)
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.: Wrap up and future planning

RSVP

Please RSVP to Gabriel Newman (gabriel.newman@vernonmuseum.ca) by September 1. Please note Gabriel will be on holiday until August 1 so will not be able to respond with confirmations until then.

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