19:00-20:30 (Egypt) / 17:00-18:30 (UK)

This skills boost session introduces attendees to the different types of displays in museum and exhibition spaces as well as techniques for engagement and interpretation within those displays. By the end of this session, attendees will have a basic understanding of how to curate displays of Egyptian heritage and provide engaging labels for their target audience.

This EES skills boost session is aimed at early career museum specialists, students, and volunteers working within the heritage sector.

Schedule

18:00-18:30 (Egypt) / 17:00-17:30 (UK): Introducing types of displays, Dr Mohamed G. Rashed (Damietta University)
18:30-19:00 (Egypt) / 17:30-18:00 (UK): Writing texts and labels, Dr Anna Garnett (UCL)
19:00-19:30 (Egypt) / 18:00-18:30 (UK): Discussion chaired by Essam Nagy and Dr Stephanie Boonstra (EES)

Speakers

Dr Mohamed Gamal Rashed is the acting head of Museum Management Department at the Faculty of Archaeology, Damietta University in Egypt; as well as Board member of ICOM CIPEG (The International Committee for Egyptian Collections under the International Council of Museums). He is also an expert and lecturer in Museums Studies and Egyptology, and a Co-editor for the CIPEG Journal

Dr Anna Garnett is curator of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian and Sudanese Archaeology at UCL and a Trustee of the Egypt Exploration Society. She has lectured widely on Egyptian archaeology, museum practise and collections.

Booking

This event will be hosted on Zoom and tickets are free.

Register in advance using the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Skills sessions have a limited attendance capacity, so please only sign up if you’re confident that you can attend. We recommend that you join our online events using a PC or laptop.

This is a live session and will not be offered as a recording.

Please ensure that you have read our guide to attending EES online events before the event begins.