Workshops to promote capacity-building for Vietnamese museums
(VNF) - In Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city from June 21st-24th, experts from the National Museum of Australia held a series of workshops on “Museum management, exhibition displays, and museum communications”.
The Australian experts shared their expertise in exhibition display, especially temporary and traveling exhibitions, as well as communication planning and communication strategy development for museums.
The workshop, which featured many practical exercises, generated in-depth discussion and interaction between the speakers and participants, and helped to enhance the skills, knowledge and networks of Vietnamese museum practitioners.
According to Prof. Dr. Vo Quang Trong, Director of the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, exhibition display and museum communications are all essential to modern museum life. The workshops addressed a great and urgent need among Vietnamese museums which are undergoing a renewal process.
“We are very proud to support capacity-building for Vietnamese museums and pleased to witness the increased cooperation and partnerships between Australia and Vietnam in this field,” said Australian Chargé d’Affaires Mr Layton Pike.
Nearly 40 representatives from northern and central province museums, and 35 representatives from southern province museums participated in workshops./.
( VNF )