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Junior Curator

Have you ever wondered how a museum exhibit is put together? Who decides what will be included, where it will be placed and how it will be presented? What are the key aspects used when designing an exhibit? Become an exhibit designer. You will be given the exhibit brief, the floor plan and the associated artifacts (items). Create a visual or multi-sensory experience for future guests to enjoy.

Learning Areas and StrandsSocial Sciences, Art, Design Digital Technologies

Duration: 1.5 hours

Suitable for: Year 9 - 13, maximum 30 students

Availability: Ongoing

Cost: $4.50 per student

The education programme

Based in the museum classroom, your students will:

  • View a presentation to learn the key elements in designing an exciting museum exhibition

  • Visit the galleries to see how museum exhibitions are set up and to get ideas for their own design

  • Create their own 'shoebox' exhibition

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