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[Webinar] Historic House Call: Immersive Education in Historic House Museums
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FREE TO MEMBERS! This webinar will look at the unique way the Molly Brown House Museum and Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver, CO have reworked their spaces to bring in more immersive, hands-on sensory learning not only for school children but new groups including young professionals, repeat visitors, and the like. This webinar will inspire attendees to look at their space in a whole new way and not be afraid to look beyond the ropes.

3/21/2018
When: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EASTERN
Where: United States
Presenter: Jamie Melissa Wilms and Jillian Allison
Contact: Natalie Flammia
615.320.3203


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This webinar will look at the unique way the Molly Brown House Museum and Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver, CO have reworked their spaces to bring in more immersive, hands-on sensory learning not only for school children but new groups including young professionals, repeat visitors, and the like.  This webinar will inspire attendees to look at their space in a whole new way and not be afraid to look beyond the ropes.

Cost: FREE to members / $40 non-members

 

Outcomes:

  •  Learn how to engage other stakeholders in your program and museum planning (volunteers, docents, etc.).
  • Consider new ways of looking at your museum space.
  • Be inspired to create unique program ideas for your museum space.

 

About the Presenters:

Jamie Melissa Wilms is originally from Wisconsin and moved to Colorado in 2009.  She has a BA in American History/Public Administration from Northern Michigan University and a MA in Historical Administration/American History from Eastern Illinois University.  Jamie has worked in the museum field for over 15 years in museums across the country including Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida, New York, Michigan, Illinois, and of course Colorado.  She has been Director of Education at the Molly Brown House Museum since 2013.  Outside of her passion for history, Jamie loves to run, hike, spend time outdoors, watch football (Go Pack Go), and spend time with family & friends.

Jillian Allison is the director of the Byers-Evans House Museum, a Community Museum of History Colorado.  Prior to joining History Colorado in 2014, she worked in collections and education at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys and the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper, Wyoming.  Jillian completed an MA in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University.

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