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Gallery Guides On-line Short Course

SKU: ms011


Instructor: Karin Hostetter
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Self-guided brochures, exhibit labels, docent led tours, guest speakers, and audio tours are only a few of the methods available to guide visitors through an exhibit. Explore the strengths and challenges of many different methods and garner resources for further information. Learn how to determine which method works best with which exhibits and how to provide variety to enhance the visitor experience.

Course Outline:

1. Experiences with Gallery Guides
2. Exhibit interpretation (labels, rolling photo displays)
3. Live human guides (docents, first person, guest speakers)
4. Written guides (self-guided brochures, books)
5. Audio guides (headphones, directional speakers, cell phone tours)
6. Special programs (workshops, field trips)

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