Heritage Workshops

Exhibit Design Planning and Installation Basics for Small Museums

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
10 AM to 3 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center           
127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

An intensive day of exhibit curation, design and installation basics including simple tricks of the trade to improve your exhibits on a limited budget.  Presented by Gwen Whiting WSHS Lead Curator and SueSan Chan, WSHS Exhibit Design. Ms. Whiting holds a Master of Arts in Military History from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont and Ms. Chen has a Master of Arts in Museum Science specializing in Exhibition and Science Education.

Topics covered include exhibit planning, organizing and researching, text and label writing, basics of design and fabrication, effective use of available resources, and installation basics.  The day will conclude with an open discussion and Q&A session over coffee.

Presented in partnership with the Lake Chelan Historical Society and the Chelan Museum, and the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center.

The cost is $20 and includes all supplies and a box lunch.  Sandwich options include:
              Smoked Turkey with Swiss on Sourdough
              Italian Cold Cut with provolone
              Southwest Veggie on Sourdough
All box lunches come with a deli salad, pickle and a bottle of water.

The workshop runs from 10 AM to 3 PM.  Doors open at 9:30 for early seating and a morning coffee break.  Lunch from 12 to 12:45.  Afternoon coffee break at 2:30. 

 To register, please email Susan Rohrer at Please register by October 7, 2016, space is limited to 25.