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Sporting Heritage & the Armed Forces Professional Development Workshop

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


AMOT and the Sporting Heritage subject specialist network are pleased to announce the first of the professional development sessions for the Sporting Heritage & the Army project:

Tactile Access to Collections Workshop

The Touring Exhibitions Group Tactile Access to Collections: Maximising and Managing Public Object Handling Opportunities workshop combines practical and theoretical activities to help you develop opportunities for the delivery of tactile access to your collections. Participants will learn:

– The benefits derived from handling objects

– An overview of approaches to object handling employed in organisations of a range of scales/types

– How accessioned collections can be safely used in a public object handling programme, including how to assess their suitability and restrictions for use

– An introduction to policies and procedures that can support the effective provision of tactile access

– How to plan a meaningful engagement opportunities involving object handling, using a session development matrix, learning theory and examples of good practice from other organisations

– Confidence to facilitate tactile access to your collections, and implement a robust structure for managing an object handling programme

This session is being delivered by the Touring Exhibitions Group – https://touringexhibitionsgroup.org.uk/

Refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Any queries please contact Fran Stovold, Event Co-ordinator on fran.stovold@armymuseums.org.uk





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