Professional development course
Planning and Writing your Interpretation

Thursday 21 September 2017 - Friday 22 September 2017

  • Thursday 21 September 2017 - Friday 22 September 2017

  • Seminar Room 4

  • Course price £240.00 - £295.00

  • +44 (0)20 7942 2000

    9.00 – 17.30, Monday-Sunday (closed 24-26 December)

This two day course will help participants understand the questions that need to be addressed when developing an interpretation strategy for your museum or gallery. You will be given useful tools to help plan and ultimately design a gallery space or display. You will also learn how to write engaging, informative and effective text panels to accompany your objects.

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Bryony Shepherd

Head of Interpretation, V&A Bryony Shepherd

Bryony Shepherd is an interpretation specialist with over ten years’ experience developing and implementing interpretation for a wide range of major cultural and heritage sites. She joined the V&A in May 2015 as Head of Interpretation.

Really good to have a practical course underpinned by relevant academic theory and wide range of examples Past Participant

Course Overview

The second day of the course will look at key methods to apply when writing gallery text, including identifying your audience and ensuring your message is clear, taking into consideration narrative, tone, structure and hierarchies.

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Professional development course: Planning and Writing your Interpretation

21 September 2017 - 22 September 2017

£240.00 - £295.00

Call to book +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)