Kids in Museums Family Fortunes Workshop in Manchester

Only a couple of weeks ago over 50 museum professionals met in the Jewish Museum for Kids in Museums Family Fortunes Workshop and this is what they said about the day,

‘I’m brimming with ideas’
‘The workshop content provided lots of information on how to develop relationships with families’
‘Great bunches of people & love hearing case studies & samples of other museums’ work. Really thought provoking’

Kids in Museums are delighted to now be holding their Family Fortunes Workshop in the North!

If your family service could do with a bit of an update or you’d like to focus on improving your family offer come along to find out what other museums and visitor attractions are doing and learn from their experiences.

Where – People’s History Museum, Manchester
When – Wednesday 10th September 2014, 10.00 – 15.00
Cost – £82.50 **Early Bird Rate** Take advantage of our Early Bird Offer (only until the end of July when it’ll be going up to £95)

What will you get out of attending?
– Simple, practical ideas to make your museum more inviting for families
– Understanding your family audiences and what you can offer them
– Knowledge of different groups and organisations to work with
– Understanding barriers and how to overcome them
– Networking and learning from colleagues in other museums and attractions

Who is it for?
The workshop is great for people working in: Family Learning, Education, Visitor Services, Marketing, Interpretation, Volunteer Management, Audience Development.

Who will be speaking?
We’re delighted to be joined by special guests David Bridgford of Merlin Entertainments and Abigail Hackett of Sheffield University talking about what we can learn from their work with families.

Of course we’ll have our famous ‘Five Minute Blasts’, including Liz O’Neill of Z-Arts and Lisa Headley, a Manchester childminder packed full of ideas and top tips from museums, galleries and heritage attractions.
In the afternoon our speakers will run workshops to help you work out how to put their ideas into practice in your own museum.

For more details or to book visit the website.

30 July 2014