TextWorkshop

TextWorkshop goes to Brighton

MA conference 2011

Draw up your deckchairs at two special TextWorkshop events at the Museums Association conference in Brighton this October.

On Monday 3rd October, join Dea and Rebecca for a creative writing seminar in the exhibition area, for new ways to make great writing feel like a breeze. The exhibition and seminar are free, and you can register here.

Then on Tuesday 4th October, Rebecca is speaking in a session on Youth Participation, looking at her experience of enabling a diverse group of young people write text for a Science Museum exhibition project. Book a place for this day of the conference here or see more about the project here.

We’d love to see you there! Full details are below.

Seminar: How to write great museum text, on 3rd October 2011, 14.30-15.15 in Room 2. Practical tips, brain games and creative tricks will make great writing feel like a breeze in this interactive text-writing seminar from TextWorkshop. Writing coaches will share and demonstrate techniques for museums wanting to banish boring text and promote great writing.

Session: Participation or alienation: working with young people, on 4th October 2011, 12.05-13.05 in Syndicate Room 1. Join a panel of museum professionals and young people to challenge current practice in youth participation. This session examines the successes and failings of museums when it comes to youth engagement.

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