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Irish Museums Association Education and Outreach Forum 2017

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National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History

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The Education and Outreach forum is a key event in the calendar for museum educators to meet and discuss topics of interest to their programmes. From resources to individual projects, the IMA forum provides an informal learning exhange opportunity to share your findings and engage with your colleagues working in museums, galleries and cultural institutions. It is intended as a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation of ideas, where a lasting contribution can be made to the development of education in the museum context.

Speakers are selected from an open call for papers and will be presenting examples of new and innovative access, outreach / education project that is happening on the ground - or have an example of creative engagement and learning - in museums and galleries across Ireland and the UK:

Siobhan Pierce, Education Officer, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: Experimenting with programming about experimental archaeology during Science Week 2016

Lorraine Comer, Head of Education, and Eimir O’Brien, Museum Educator, National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History: ‘Finding a Voice’: Dermot Bolger, Writer in Residence

Dr Anna Kadzik-Bartoszewka, Education Coordinator and Seamus Quinn, Dramatherapist, Gaiety School of Acting: Experiencing cultural heritage – creative drama in museum education

Pauline Kennedy, Supervisor Guide, Office of Public Works: A Tale of Two Houses – Castletown and Casino Marino as case studies for education and outreach

Beth Frazer, Programme Coordinator, Northern Ireland Museums Council (NIMC): Playful Museum – fun for under 5s!

Aoibhie McCarthy, Visual Arts & Outreach Manager, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford and Brendan McGowan, Education and Outreach Officer, Galway City Museum: Kids ‘Take Over’ Garter Lane Arts Centre and Galway City Museum

Sheila Dooley, Curator, Education and Exhibitions Officer, Dublinia: Online learning at Dublinia

Tadhg Crowley, Curator of Education, Lewis Glucksman Gallery: Navigating the Urban Landscape – engaging with teenagers living in direct provision

Caroline Orr, Curator Engagement and Learning Department, Irish Museum of Modern Art and Bairbre-Ann Harkin, Education Curator, Butler Gallery: The Azure Network: collaborating towards greater inclusion of people with dementia in museums and galleries in Ireland

Elaine Hill, Heritage Development Officer, Mid and East Antrim Museum Services: Painting Pictures in my mind: supporting health and wellbeing through heritage


Moderators: Gina O’Kelly, Irish Museums Association, Brian Crowley, Pearse Museum - OPW, and Rosemary Ryan, Waterford Treasures – three museums in the Viking Triangle

For more information on past forums and activities of the Irish Museums Association, visit www.irishmuseums.org. Please note that the forum registration fees includes refreshments but does not include lunch. Detailed Schedule, Abstracts, and Speakers' Biographies are available to view and download from www.irishmuseums.org.

This forum is supported by the National Museum of Ireland who generously provide the IMA with use of their lecture theatre. The IMA is funded by membership, the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and The Heritage Council of Ireland.

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