Workshop - Role Playing & Storytelling: Interpretive Teaching Techniques

Training for Interpreters, Guides & Docents

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Monday, November 5, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Frontier Culture Museum
1290 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24401
United States
* Registration open until 11/1/18 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Role Playing and Storytelling: Interpretive Teaching Techniques                 

Due to its popularity, VAM is excited to present this sold out program from our 2018 conference once again, this time in Staunton on Monday, November 5!

Role Playing and Storytelling: Interpretive Teaching Techniques focuses on using interactive role playing and storytelling when teaching history, arts and culture, science, or other areas of focus. This methodology workshop will give participants hands-on opportunities to practice techniques, increase instructional skills, ask questions, and learn to effectively involve their audiences in experiencing their organizations more fully.

Guest Speakers:

  • Cindy Daniel, Interpretive Program Manager, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Karen Lara Templin, Assistant Interpretive Program Manager, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Virginia Certificate in Museum Management: Provides one credit in Education & Outreach


*Organizations sending two or more staff/volunteers to this workshop can take $5 off each registration. Contact VAM to register to take advantage of this multiple registrant discount 804.358.3173 or


November 5
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration Check-in
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Presentation-Storytelling Focus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Afternoon Presentation-Roleplaying focus

For More Information:

Virginia Association of Museums Logo Physical Address: 301 North Sheppard Street / Mailing Address: 3126 West Cary Street #447
Richmond, VA 23221