JOIN A WORLD-RENOWNED SLATE OF EXPERTS IN AREAS SUCH AS EARLY LEARNING, MUSEOLOGY, THE VALUE OF PLAY, AND MORE!
On December 4–5, 2019, the Canadian Children’s Museum is holding a Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.
Key speakers: Dr. Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn; Nora Spinks, Vanier Institute of the Family; Patrice Aubertin, National Circus School; Paul Bowers, Australian Centre for the Moving Image; and Jörg Ehtreibler, FRida & freD (Austria).
How have children, families and the ways they visit museums changed over the past 25 years?
How can museums ensure they are accessible and inclusive?
What best practices can museums use in delivering and evaluating family learning?
This event offers ample opportunities for discussion, networking and informed commentary, while also taking the pulse of childhood education in today’s museum world.
STUDENT POSTER SESSION CALLOUT
Calling all college and university students in the fields of child and family learning, play, accessibility in museum studies! Are you interested in showcasing your research in Museology and Early Learning to world-renowned experts in your field during the 2-day symposium?
For more information, or to apply historymuseum.ca/symposium