Newsletter – September 2014

The Visitor Studies Group: Championing excellent visitor experiences

The latest news and upcoming events from The Visitor Studies Group (VSG)
To find out more or make a booking please see the events posted below.

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Newsletter – September 2014

VSG Events this September! There’s a lot going on with the VSG this September, from a Masterclass in London, to a webinar from the US and an informal meet and chat with drinks in Birmingham. Deadlines for bookings are approaching fast so book now – we look forward to seeing you at one of theseMore

Speakers Announced: VSG Conference 2015

Speakers Announced: VSG Conference 2015

Speakers Announced!
Visitor Studies Group Conference – Visitor Studies: Embracing change?
We are excited to announce the speakers attending our VSG Conference 2015! They will provide invaluable insight into our theme “Visitor Studies: Embracing Change?”. Who better to start off our first day but with a keynote from Piotr Bienkowski. More

Alis Templeton

Alis Templeton

Services:

• Visitor and non-visitor research (qualitative and quantitative) • Interpretation testing • Exhibition and project evaluation • Marketing planning and evaluationMore

Nicola Bell

Nicola Bell

Services:

• Evaluation • Visitor studies • Community consultation • Audience development • Learning programmes • All ages, Early Years to adults • Training and capacity building • or arts, cultural heritage and natural heritage • Across the UK and in EuropeMore

Hope-Stone Research

Hope-Stone Research


Services:

• Survey design, fieldwork and analysis (face to face, online, phone) • Focus groups and individual in-depth interviews • Self collected data using video cameras • Observation and ethnography • Questionnaire design • Recruitment • In-house evaluation trainingMore

Marge Ainsley

Marge Ainsley


Services:

• visitor research • evaluation • marketing and audience development • copywriting, copy editing and proofreading • audio transcription services • training
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Newsletter – July 2014

Welcome to the July newsletter. You will see the committee have been very busy on your behalf and you can look forward to a new website, action plan and events announcements in the next few months. Also below you will find many calls for you to contribute, please consider if you can as the VSGMore

Newsletter – April 2014

VSG News Finances The financial report for April 2013 to March 2014 was discussed at the recent committee meeting. A very brief summary is that our organisational memberships are up on target while individual and concessionary memberships are lower than we hoped. Both the event in Scotland, and the conference were a financial success. Conference success was dueMore

Newsletter – March 2014

VSG News Conference – 6/7 March 2014 The VSG Conference this year was held in St Martin-in-the Fields and focused on the theme Visitor Studies: It’s all about Relationships. We would like to thank everybody who came along and made it such a rewarding couple of days, and in particular the speakers and those whoMore

Books Connect Project Evaluation

The Books Connect Project aimed to support the development of new creative partnerships between libraries, museums and the arts using books and reading as a launch pad to develop new audiences and new venues for reading inspired creativity. This report details the Books Connect Project Evaluation and includes a copy of the toolkit developed for the evaluation. Books Connect Project Evaluation Report

Museum of London SEN programme evaluation report, 2008

The Museum of London and Museum in Docklands offer a programme of national curriculum linked sessions for school groups with special educational needs (SEN). This report presents the findings from the evaluation of the SEN programme and includes information about its effectiveness. The report includes findings from students as well as teachers. Museum of London SEN Programme Evaluation Report

Audience-led consultation at the Science Museum, 2007

The Science Museum was involved in an audience-led process where members of London’s African-Caribbean community were consulted in order to inform a series of events on Scientific Racism at the Dana Centre. This report summarises findings from the consultation and offers a review of the overall process of consulting and using their opinions to inform events. Audience Led Project with Londons African Caribbean Community