Episode 96

7 Ways to Make Time and Space for Silence

Published on: 27th April, 2023

So following on from last week's episode, talking about the benefits of some silence in your museum and gallery programmes. This week I'm sharing how to do it.

A little bit of silence in your programmes can benefit both you as the facilitator and the audience by promoting reflection, active listening, observation, engagement, and flexibility.

It contributes to a more meaningful and effective experience for all involved. So how can we create more opportunities for silence in our museum and gallery programmes?

Here are 7 easy ways to make time and space for silence.


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Episodes mentioned in today's show:

Episode 25 3 Thinking Routines for Slow Looking and Drawing

Episode 29 How to Develop a Reflective Practice

Episode 42 How to Read A Group

Episode 44 The 4 Elements of a Great Introduction

Episode 49 Inspiring Creative Writing Through Art with Mary Hall Surface

Episode 61 How mindfulness and drawing can help us to connect with art

Episode 66 7 Ways to Improve your Active Listening Skills

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