Thursday, December 22, 2011

Workshop Series for History, Culture and Arts FEB 2012

Workshop Series for History, Culture and Arts
FEBRUARY 1-2, 2012 (Collections Management)
FEBRUARY 3-4 (Writing for Arts and Culture)

The Philippine Heritage Law encourages the preservation, enrichment, and dynamic evolution of a Filipino culture as well as conserve, develop, promote and popularize the nation’s historical and cultural heritage and artistic creations.

The Negros Museum, in cooperation with the Yuchengco Museum, Lopez Memorial Museum and Library, and EON Inc., will be hosting two seminar workshops on February 1 – 4, 2012 in line with the thrust of the Negros Museum to promote appreciation and awareness of Philippine and Negrense art, history, and culture. The Resource Persons are: Jeannie Javelosa (Curator – Yuchengco Museum), Dannie Alvarez (Museum Administrator – Yuchengco Museum), Niko Reyes (Business Development and Marketing Manager – EON Inc.), Mary Ann Pernia (Education Program Consultant), Ricky Francisco (Collections Management Consultant – Lopez Memorial Museum) and Peter Natividad (Collections Consultant – Lopez Memorial Museum).

We would like to invite the different tourism officers, museum workers and cultural workers who would greatly benefit from the workshops. Below are the Workshops that will be included in the Negros Museum’s Workshops Series for History, Culture and the Arts:

Workshop 1: Collections Management
February 1 – 2, 2012
Workshop Fees: P 3,500.00 inclusive of Workshop Certificates and Food

Open to all Museum Workers, Tourism Officers, Cultural Workers, Library Managers, Workers and Members of Arts, Cultural and Heritage Councils, Teachers of Humanities.

Introduction to Collections Management: 
What, why collections management
Areas and Topics
Basics of Preventive Conservation (Handling, Light, Temperature, Humidity)
Risk Assessment
Case Workshop; Permanent Exhibit
Artifacts Usage and Care
Condition reports
Loans & Donation Papers
Photography intro and demo
Cataloguing, Collections Policy, Creation of Policies

Workshop 2: Writing for Arts and Culture
February 3 – 4, 2012
Workshop Fees: P 3,500.00 inclusive of Workshop Certificates and Food

Learn how to share and write about these topics to a wider audience. Get an overview of the different fields and opportunities in writing about arts and culture--be it visual arts, architecture, theater, music, or design. 

Topics include: Communicating Culture, Overview of communications as a practice in museums/cultural institutions; Preparing a Press Kit;  Communicating via digital technology; Interfacing; Technicalities in Communications Marketing.

We sure hope that you would consider this important project for the 1st Quarter of the Year 2012. 
You may also contact us at The Negros Museum: 
(034) 476-8287 (PLDT Mobile) | (034) 708-5080
TeleFax:  (034)433–4764
Mobile Nos. :09213307861 (Smart)
09339603627 (Sun)
09154472885 (Globe)



*** If you wish you ask an official letter of invitation for your office or LGU, please call or message us with the addressee, position and the name of the company/organization/school/LGU.***

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