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Making Time and Space for Silence and Pause

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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