Workshops

90–minute, Half Day & Day-Long sessions.
Overviews or deep dives into a single topic.
Online, in person, or blended.

Our Education Department holds workshops covering a variety of topics related to the culture of sound. Whether you’ve never thought about sound’s relationship to culture, or are a die-hard sonic fanatic, you’re bound to find something of interest.

Bring any one of these workshops to your classroom or organisation by contacting us.

Sounds as Objects of Curatorial Care

Using our own museum as a case study, we walk attendees through the basics of setting up a museum of sounds. Introduces sound curation, how to get museum visitors to listen instead of look, and includes a brief tour of the Museum of Portable Sound.

Duration:
90 minutes – Half Day

Format Available:
Webinar
In Person
Blended

Online Museuming

For museum professionals of all kinds. Learn how we converted our museum from an in-person experience to an online one, and get tips on how you can better engage with audiences online.

Duration:
90 minutes

Format Available:
Webinar

Listening to Pictures

Learn how to develop your own ‘inner listening’ practice using visual images as a guide – from comics to cinema to paintings and beyond.

Duration:
Half-day

Format Available:
Webinar
In Person

Guided Soundwalks

Let us guide you around an environment with your ears instead of your eyes.

Duration:
1–2 hours

Format Available:
In Person Socially Distanced

Intro to Soundmapping

Learn basic sonic cartography: techniques for identifying, locating, and documenting sounds in a particular space or location.

Duration:
Half-Day or Day-Long

Format Available:
In Person

Listening to Museums

Highlights from our multi-session course. Introduces key elements of experiencing museums from an aural perspective.

Duration:
Day-Long

Format Available:
In Person

Some of our Educational clients


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