A Workshop for History Museums and Historical Sites
Come explore how to transform interpretive themes, research and stories into memorable visitor experiences that engage, educate and entertain through museum theater.
LEARN how research on “colonial diversions” was used to create performances at the National Colonial Farm, featuring Dr. Kenneth Cohen (Assistant Professor of History, St. Mary’s College) and Matt Mattingly (Manager of the National Colonial Farm and Historical Interpretation).
SEE performance excerpts from That’s Entertainment! The Politics of Mirth, featuring the Accokeek Foundation’s 2012 Museum Theater Interns.
HEAR about successful museum theater programs at history museums in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., featuring staff from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and the Maryland Historical Society.
BRAINSTORM ideas for incorporating museum theater at your institution with members of the International Museum Theatre Alliance.
Space is limited and early registration is required. Registration fee is $30 and includes lunch.
To pay by check, mail payments to:
3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607
Attn: Museum Theater Workshop Registration
For more information about the workshop, please email the Accokeek Foundation at email@example.com or call Matt Mattingly at 301.283.2113 ext. 17.