Zero In Workshop on Establishing Community Museums on September 2014 at Davao City: Application is ongoing!
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The Zero In Consortium of Museums (Ateneo Art Gallery, Ayala Museum, BahayTsinoy, Lopez Memorial Museum and Library, and MuseoPambata), in cooperation with UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines, conducted a national workshop designed for cultural organizations, LGUs and NGOs on “Establishing Community Museums” last 17 to 20 September 2013. Encouraged by its huge success, which drew almost a hundred participants representing 50 institutions from all over the country, Zero In in partnership with UNESCO Philippines and the Mindanao Association of Museums (MAM) is now bringing the workshop to Mindanao. This four-day workshop will be held at the Mindanao P.O. Complex, 1st Street Trinidad Greenhills Subdivision, Ma-a, Davao City on 11-14 SEPTEMBER 2014.
The workshop features insightful lectures on museum management best practices, marketing, fundraising, and creating education programs and activities. There will be participative and interactive hands-on exercises to help participants gain museum skills and techniques, as well as an exposure trip to different museums on the last day.
All applications will be evaluated by a screening committee and only 50 participants will be accepted to the workshop. Interested LGUs, cultural institutions, and NGOs are encouraged to send a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of three (3) representatives. Deadline for submission of application is on31 July 2014.Successful applicants will be notified by 04 August 2014.The registration fee of Php 2500.00 (Php 1250.00 for Mindanao Association of Museums/MAM members) per accepted participant is inclusive of workshop kit, meals, and field trip and will be due for payment on 20 August 2014.