2015 International Conference on Indigenous Archives, Libraries and Museums

Art will be a presenter at the 2015 International Conference on Indigenous Archives, Libraries and Museums in Washington, DC this September. Check out the program at www.atalm.org.

Workshop 9 Exhibition Planning and Design: Understanding the Design/Build Process
Thursday, September 10, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
$25, includes lunch

This workshop shares best practices in exhibition planning and design.This is relevant if you are planning a new tribal museum or if you are expanding or renovating an existing museum or exhibition. We will present an overview from creating and executing the exhibition masterplan; to planning spaces for exhibitions, programs, and collections storage; to how to communicate with your exhibit design team to
achieve the best outcome. An overview of the processes by our panel will be followed by working in smaller groups on case studies, concluding with each group presenting their findings.

Abbie Chessler, Founding Partner, Quatrefoil Associates;
Art Wolf, Principal, Wolf Consulting;
Kerry Boyd, Assistant Director – Exhibitions, NMAI;
Eric Christiansen, Senior Exhibits Designer, NMAI;
Rick Pelasara, Assistant Director, Production, Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central

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