Zero In Workshop on Establishing Community Museums to be held in DavaoCalling all Local Government Units (LGUs), cultural organizations, universities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)! Join the four day workshop on Establishing Community Museums at Negros Women For Tomorrow, 102 San Sebastian cor. Verbina Streets, Bacolod City on August 25-28, 2015. The workshop, a project of Zero in Consortium of Museums in partnership with UNESCO Philippines and the Western Visayas Association of Museums (WVAM), is designed for institutions that are interested in setting up their community museums or wish to revitalize existing ones.
The workshop features insightful lectures on the best museum management practices, interactive hands-on exercises, and an exposure trip to various museums.
In the past two years, the workshop has been conducted in Quezon City in 2013 and Davao in 2014. Both workshops drew a total of 149 participants from 80 institutions all over the Philippines.
At the end of the workshop, participants would have gained specific museum skills and techniques such as: object acquisition, catalog entry creation, collection care, exhibition concept development, exhibition label writing, education program and activity creation, and marketing, and fundraising.
The workshop is limited to fifty (50) participants. All applications will be evaluated by a screening committee. Interested LGUs, cultural institutions, universities, and NGOs are encouraged to send a minimum of two (2) to three (3) representatives. Deadline for application is on July 31, 2015.
The registration fee of P2,500 includes the workshop kit, manual, meals, and a field trip. MAM members will be offered a special discounted rate.
Zero In Davao Workshop AZero In is a consortium of the country’s premier private museums: Ateneo Art Gallery, Ayala Museum, Bahay Tsinoy, Lopez Museum and Library, and Museo Pambata. Since its establishment in 2001, Zero In has focused on the strengths of the member museums in collections and programming to propose dynamic alternatives that promote institutional support and cooperation. It has embarked on numerous projects tackling parallel themes aimed at upholding and advocating each museum’s unique interpretation and execution of subject matter, to engage more people to appreciate culture and arts as showcased by the museum members of Zero In. In its 14th year, Zero In continues to operate on this mandate with a workshop that will help strengthen museum appreciation in the country.
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