Upcoming Events

June 2017

June 28, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.

Workshop: So What? Connecting Visitors to Meaning through Interpretive Exhibits

Laura Casey

Time: Registration at 8:30 a.m., workshop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Instructor: Erin McClelland, Erin McClelland Museum Services Cost: $25 (includes lunch) This one-day workshop focuses on ways you can make your exhibits more meaningful to your visitors through interpretation. We will examine the place of interpretation in exhibits and practice proven techniques of interpretive writing. Discussion and group activities will teach participants how to create relevance for visitors, develop memorable exhibit themes, and create hierarchies to engage visitors of all interest levels. This workshop is part of the WWI Centennial Series, and while examples from WWI are utilized, the information presented is applicable to everyone.

June 30, 2017 | 6pm

Art After Six-Symbolism

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

The next Art after Six event will explore why and how artists incorporate symbolism into their work and how viewers can navigate it, with artists Terri St. Arnauld & Frank Yezer, JoAnna Johnson, and John Sager. When: June 30 from 6-8 PM Where: Austin City Hall, 301 West 2nd Street Parking is available at the City Hall garage and will be validated.(Notify the parking attendant on duty that you are attending Art After Six.) Art After 6 flyer_6 30