Friday, February 1, 2013

Quebec Anglophone Heritage Workshop

An invitation has gone out to the general public to attend a workshop will be held at Wakefield, Quebec titled “Running a successful small museum from A to Z”

The speaker will be Heather Darch, Curator, Missisquoi Museum. She is a curator and musicologist who brings with her a wealth of experience and practical information that will be of use to anyone working to start and maintain a small community museum.

This workshop, which will be given in English, will touch upon a broad range of issues, from revenue-generating to collections management, from staffing to displaying artefacts, from attracting volunteers to working with a board of directors, from opening… to staying open.

The workshop will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(Note: in the event of heavy snow or freezing rain, this event will be held on Friday, March 22, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 .p.m.) at the Fairbairn House Heritage Centre, 45 Wakefield Heights, Wakefield, Quebec.

The cost will be free to board members, staff and volunteers affiliated with museums, historical societies and other heritage groups, but registration will be required.

Please contact QAHN at, or call 819.564.9595, or toll free at 877. 964.0409.

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