Professional development course
Creating Family Backpacks, Resources & Trails

Tuesday 7 November 2017

Join the V&A’s Family Programming team for a detailed insight into the development of award-winning self-led resources and activities for family audiences. Learn about designing and developing backpacks and trails in-house and with external companies as well as creating drop-in activities for large audiences.

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Course Leader Harriet Curnow

Harriet Curnow, Families Programme Manager joined the V&A in June 2011. Since joining she has developed with artists and external partners a programme which reaches a broad audience of 60,000 people annually through exploring performance and making activities for family audiences.

Have really enjoyed speaking with your staff and with other participants – very much enjoyed the creative and collaborative approach Past Participant

Course Overview

During the day you will be able to try out the Museum’s resources and put learning into practice by developing an idea for your own resource and trialling this with your peers. Through this hands on course, you will come away with clarity about defining an idea, how to make it happen, the practicalities of managing self-led resources and how to evaluate them.

Price: £125, Concessions £105

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Professional development course: Creating Family Backpacks, Resources & Trails

7 November 2017

£105.00 - £125.00

Call to book +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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