MAS Workshop: No Stuff Without Stories, with Vincent Murphy (2 days), Registration Now Open!

Saturday March 23, 2024
Sunday March 24, 2024
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST
Government House

4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina SK


You are invited!
Join us for a two-day gathering that will explore the opportunities to ‘enliven’ your museum displays and activities through the wonderful art of ‘story’.

Our ‘No Stuff Without Stories’ gathering will be an informal two-day, interactive, shared circle learning opportunity. Participants will engage with each other, sharing ideas on how to best illustrate and ‘tell’ the stories of their communities through the artefact collection.

Yes, museums have traditionally accumulated objects that are part of our shared cultural and natural heritage. But, these are just ‘objects’ until they are interpreted in a way that tells a story of the human experience – and then shared with their communities.

It is so much more than just a teapot! Every object has a story. Sometimes an object has many stories, and there is never just one story to tell. These stories can be informative, entertaining, intriguing and best of all – amusing.

‘No Stuff Without Stories’ will be facilitated by Vincent Murphy. Vincent is a Regina-based folklorist, writer/playwright, story performer, workshop presenter, humourist and speaker. He has presented and performed his art throughout Canada and Overseas. His informal style will ensure a comfortable gathering.

Bring your ideas! Bring your enthusiasm! Bring your stories!
And…Please bring one small ‘item’ from your museum collection to be used in the workshop process.

Registration Fees: $150 members, $200 non-members, $125 students
Registration is for both days. Lunch will be provided.

Registration deadline: Friday, March 15 2024

*Please contact us about pricing, or to enquire about bursaries for those who want to access our programming but are experiencing financial barriers.


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