Online Workshop: Digital Culture and Museums, April 2

02 Apr 2015 9:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development, I am pleased to tell you about a new online professional development workshop we are offering this Spring: Digital Culture and Museums, starting April 2. This workshop can be taken individually, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning – an international professional learning program delivered 100% online. 

Online Workshop: Digital Culture and Museums

Three scheduled online sessions. Thu Apr 2, 9 & 16 from 11am-1pm PDT

Instructor: Anra Kennedy, Content and Partnerships Director, Culture24.

This online workshop examines ways in which museums are responding to some key digital trends and challenges, including: How can museums make their digital collections fit for purpose? How do museums respond to user expectations around content sharing, re-use and re-purposing? How do we know what’s working? What can we learn from institutions that are ahead of the curve? We look at a range of projects that have found success through tactics such as targeted use of social media, in-gallery digital enhancing the visitor experience, striking a crowd-sourcing cord, beautiful design and thoughtful use of high quality content.

Instructor: Anra Kennedy is responsible for the development and delivery of Culture24’s partnerships, content strategy and portfolio of websites. She is currently leading Connecting Collections, an Arts Council England-funded national partnership aimed at making digital collections useful and discoverable for children.


For more information about the program and other online professional development opportunities offered, please visit and join our subscription list for program updates. Other online courses and workshops on offer this spring include: Online Workshop: Intangible Cultural Heritage (Jun 10-24, 100% Online) Cultural Entrepreneurship (Jun 16-30, 100% Online); and, Cultural Planning – An International Perspective (Jun 4-18, 100% Online).

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