Date: Wednesday, May 18 [in conjunction with the 2016 Annual Meeting]
Time: 1.00-5.00 pm
Location: SSA Conference Hotel
Trainer: Jessica Lacher-Feldman
Description: Get practical training and theoretical knowledge of developing an exhibit in a special collections setting from the initial idea through planning, exhibiting, and beyond…. Create discussion and collaboration beyond the archives—by advertising and marketing the exhibit, outreach and education, adding impact through the development of related events, working with the media to publicize your event, reaching a broader audience, and developing a digital component to the exhibit. Also included are practical tips on the use of readily-available materials to create a professional, informative, and attractive exhibit without compromising the source.