Telling Our Stories - Roebourne

12:00am Thursday, 28 September 2017
12:00am Friday, 29 September 2017
Ngurin Pilbara Aboriginal Centre
Roe Street
Roebourne, Western Australia 6718

"What is a teacher? ... it isn't someone who teaches something, 
but someone who inspires the student to give their best in order to discover what they already know." 

If you work in the arts, heritage and culture sector, ART ON THE MOVE and Museums and Galleries Australia WA are combining their collective and extensive skills to offer a two day intensive professional development program

The training will explore curating, preparing, presenting and interpreting an exhibition be it artistic or historic.



Dates: September 28 - 29, 2017
Venue: Ngurin Pilbara Aboriginal Centre, Roe Street, Roebourne WA (opposite the old Victoria Hotel) 
Time: 8.30am - 5pm
Cost: $240.00* includes refreshments and lunch 
*Individuals requiring financial assistance will be considered on a case by case basis 
Email for more information. 

Book online here. 

Who is this for? 
Arts, heritage and culture sector for educators, curators, archivists, historians, conservators, researchers, visual artists, gallery operators, lifelong learners, galleries and exhibition and volunteer staff. 




Curating, interpreting and preparing an exhibition for local display, for touring and art handling
Exhibition is taken to include any activity undertaken by a collecting institution designed to present an artefact or work and its attendant stories to an audience. 


Developing interpretation/audience engagement plans for an exhibition
This module is designed to overview the various types and functions of interpretation to facilitate engagement and learning for an exhibition. Explore visitor types and styles of learning leading to an assessment of appropriate engagement activities for an audience type. 



  • Travel bursaries will be provided on a first come, first served basis;
  • Categories include:
    • Greater than 100km - $100
    • Up to 100km - $50
    • Less than 100km - $30
  • Please contact to apply for a bursary;
  • Recipients will be notified by August 30, 2017 if they have been successful;
  • Successful recipients who do not attend the training will be asked to return the funding.


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