Learning on the Frontline Seminar

Wednesday 12 December 2012
11.00-16.00 / FREE (Lunch included)

A seminar using case studies to explore how cultural/arts organisations are embedding learning within the visitor experience as well as ways of assessing the quality of that experience.

The seminar will consist of presentations and conversation, with lots of opportunity to network.

The speakers:

Annabel Jackson, Director, Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd
Emma Thomas, Head of Learning & Engagement, BALTIC
Simon Taylor, Head of Learning, Ikon Gallery
Matthew Andrews, Visitor Assistant, Ikon Gallery
Anthony Richards, Head of Gallery Programmes, Science Museum, London
Karen Eslea, Head of Learning, Turner Contemporary, Margate

A conversation between venues will be chaired by Iain Wheeldon, Senior Teaching Fellow in Art Museum and Gallery Education, Newcastle University

Also available during the day are: BALTIC Exhibition Spotlight Tours of the current exhibitions, a complimentary edition of the Learning on the Frontline book detailing BALTIC’s approach plus 10% off at BALTIC Shop.

There will also be a chance to hear The Choir of the Apocalypse as part of Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich’s exhibition The Encampment of Eternal Hope.

Please contact: Catherine Cooke, BALTIC Learning & Engagement Coordinator to book a place by e-mail catherinec@balticmill.com or call 0191 440 4924. 


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