The First “Meet, See, Do – LAB”: Excellence in Museum Education

The first “Meet, See, Do – LAB” will take place on Monday, 20th of May 2019, in the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo (duration of the event is from 09-17 hours). MSD LAB will offer three hands-on workshops that will be run by international experts from Oslo Jewish Museum, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jewish and the National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam. The workshops will allow participants to learn about best practice examples and the methodology that has been used, which is often low-tech and realized with limited resources. Each workshop will address a different target group of formal and informal museum learning programme.

On the first MSD LAB participants will have the opportunity to hear from Ms. Lucja Koch who comes from POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jewish about how their museum combines historical education with civic and anti-discriminatory education and how educational programmes of museum have been developed.

Participants from the Balkan countries will also have the opportunity to present their most successful educational activities and get feedback from colleagues on possible follow-ups and modifications. The main objective of MSD LAB is exchanging, learning and networking between European and Balkan colleagues dedicated to excellence in museum education.

Organizers of the event are History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Balkan Museum Network (BiH) and ProMu Cultural Projects (NL).

Partners of the event are POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, The Oslo Jewish Museum, National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam and the Association of European Jewish Museums.

The event is co-funded by Netherlands Embassy in Sarajevo and Embassy of Poland in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The participation at MSD LAB is free for all participants.

If you would like to be the part of the first MSD LAB: Excellence in Museum Education please apply on this link.

The organisers are not able to cover any costs related to participation (travel, accommodation and meals).

See more about the programme, sessions and contributors of the sessions.


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