International seminar: Book Exhibitions and Their Audiences

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National Library of Latvia. Photo by Indriķis Stūrmanis
National Library of Latvia. Photo by Indriķis Stūrmanis
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The National Library of Latvia permanent exhibition Book in Latvia is organizing a seminar on working with audiences for exhibitions primarily dedicated to printed materials, mostly books of all kinds.

The seminar aims to bring together professionals of this very specific and challenging exhibition field, and to encourage the sharing of tools for our most important mission: making printed heritage known and available to all. In the long term, this seminar could stimulate further networking or even annual meetings.

Dates
10-11 May 2018

Location
National Library of Latvia
Mūkusalas iela 3, Rīga, Latvia

Format
Case studies, discussions, workshops and networking

Draft agenda
10 May: Case studies on audience development: presentations by the National Library of Armenia / Book Printing Museum; German National Library / German Museum of Books and Writing; Royal Library of Belgium / Librarium museum; Austrian National Library / Literature Museum; National Library of Latvia / permanent exhibition Book in Latvia; Pukstaavi, Museum of the Finnish Book.

11 May: Workshop on audience building, led by Diana Walters, International Museums and Heritage Consultant, trained facilitator and cultural manager who works across the arts, culture and heritage, connecting people and ideas through creative dialogue and provocation.

The finalised agenda will be sent to participants by 1 April.
 

As places are limited, we suggest you REGISTER by 1 March 2018

Contacts
e-mail: gramata.latvija@lnb.lv