Workshops

As a teaching and learning gallery, we offer facilitated learning opportunities for UVic students and staff.

Visual & Critical Thinking Skills

An experiential workshop with art for UVic classes

Fall Term Sept - Dec 2018 - Two Hour Sessions

On campus - Legacy Maltwood Mearns Centre - McPherson Library | RM. 025

Free for UVic classes | Max 25 participants

This learner-centered workshop is designed to help students develop visual and critical thinking skills in an inclusive learning environment that encourages respectful interactions and multiple points of view.

Students will learn how to:
• Look deeply • Inquire openly • Listen attentively • Suspend judgement Hold multiple perspectives - listen to & consider the views of others • Think critically & question assumptions

BOOK EARLY - the 8 fall sessions will fill quickly!

Contact Gillian Booth, Academic & Community Programs Coordinator
gkbooth@uvic.ca | 250.721.0831

Image: Martin Guderna, Moira, 1982.

Collections Management

This hour-long workshop will offer both practical information and hands-on opportunities for students to learn about aspects of collections management in museums. Topics include object handling, cataloging, storage, tracking and condition reporting.

Writing Effective Label Copy

An exhibition is not an essay on the wall! Learn how to write engaging label copy for gallery visitors. Students will gain an understanding of how to distill academic writing and translate ideas into key points that make effective writing for exhibitions, both in the gallery space and online.

Contact Caroline Reidel, Collections Manager
criedel@uvic.ca| 250.472.5619

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