You are invited to participate in this exciting museum workshop,
Incorporating Visitors into Museum Interpretation
Friday, January 13, 2012
The first workshop in a brand-new series:
This workshop series is one of only 10 museum programs in the nation supported by the
Institute of Museum and Library Services' 21st Century Museum Professionals Grant program.
Registration form and additional information should be attached to this email.
If it is not, please follow the following link to this workshop series' website to download and form and to learn more about this project:
The day’s sessions will cover:
What is Interpretation?
Customer Service and Interpretation
Being a Presence and Keeping the Visitors’ Attention
Recent Research on Visitor-Directed Interpretation
This interactive, engaging workshop will be hosted at
Historic London Town and Gardens.
839 Londontown Road; Edgewater, MD 21037
$10 for students
$25 general registration fee
$15 for staff and volunteers of supporting organizations
Lunch included in price.
For more information, or if you want to register by phone with a credit card,
please contact Rod Cofield at
This workshop and the workshop series are a jointly-sponsored project of:
Thanks to a 21st Century Museums Professionals grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Historic London Town and Gardens, in partnership with the Maryland Historical Trust and Maryland Association of History Museums, will be offering a series of twelve workshops during the next three years for museum staff and volunteers. This workshop series, “Creating a Visitor-Centered Museum,” will help area museums explore how their museums can become more engaging, educating, and fascinating places to visit.
This workshop series is also supported by:
The project is made possible through a 21st-Century Museum Professionals grant awarded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
For more information about this particular grant award and the grant program in general, follow this link.