HERITAGE & VISITORS. Practical communication seminar

Representatives of organizations responsible for the management of nature and cultural heritage are invited to participate in the practical communication seminar "Heritage and Visitors" on November 8, which will be held in Kaunas, at the National M. K. Čiurlionis Art Museum. The event will be hosted by experts from the UK and Norway.

The seminar "Heritage and Visitors" aims at providing practicable knowledge about the efficient communication of cultural and natural heritage to cultural institutions, protected areas, municipalities and other organizations. Full day training will help participants to better understand different types of visitors and their needs, and practical exercises will help to effectively create public messages, improve applied communication, interpretation tools, take a fresh look at the weaknesses and strengths of services provided and refine visitor experience.

The training will be conducted by Susan Cross and Peter Phillipson, Heritage Communication and Interpretation Experts from Great Britain, the founders of the Tell Tale organization, established in 1987, which helps to create memorable experiences for visitors, to strengthen the skills of the staff members, to build strong relationships between heritage sites, people and history. Among their clients is a long list of cultural, tourism and environmental organizations from England, Ireland and other countries, also national parks, government agencies, communities and others (e.g. National Trust, English Heritage, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal Kew Botanical Gardens, London City Municipality, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), etc.).

Guests from Norway will also be present at the event - Siri Wolland, Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage Communications, will present the key principles of communication in the public sector, and one of the largest Norwegian Cultural and Natural Museums Anno, with many departments throughout the country, will present their best practices.

THE EVENT PROGRAM

Registration form >>> Registration is complete!

The seating is limited, therefore the priority will be given to those interested individuals whose activities are directly related to the theme of the event.

The event will be held in English with simultaneous translation into the Lithuanian language.

It is funded is funded by Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Lithuania under the EEA Grants programme „Conservation and Revitalization of Cultural and Natural Heritage“. 

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