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How many hours a week do I need to commit to?

This depends on you and how much time you want or have to put into this. Ideally, you should aim to put aside 1.5-2 per week for the live VTMO group class, plus 1-2 hours per week to watch the video lessons, do readings and take part in practice sessions. On average, a commitment of 1-4 hours. But you don’t HAVE to attend any live classes/coaching sessions. All the replays/resources are available, so you can work through the content at your own pace if you prefer. You will need to factor in time for implementation...but again that’s down to what you

How do I take part in the VTM Membership?

The Visible Thinking Membership is a combination of live courses and classes taught by Claire Bown (Founder, Thinking Museum) and guest teachers and a library of past courses and classes. Past courses have included my Slow Looking Course, Art and Words, Art-Based Learning amongst others. These classes were taught live at the time and then the recordings were uploaded to the members website. In addition, there are live monthly expert masterclasses & live thinking routines classes every month which you can attend live or catch up on the recording. Recent subjects have included virtual facilitation techniques, questioning techniques and great group

How long does the VTMO course last?

VTMO is a 90 day plan teaching you to confidently & easily lead lively discussions about art and artefacts that will make your tours, guided discussions & educational programmes more engaging and interactive. There are 8 modules spread out over 10/11 weeks (with 2 implementation weeks for assignments, reading and practice). For every module there is a live group class (90-120 minutes), a video lesson (20-30 minutes), suggested reading, and practice assignments.  If you are unable to attend the live group class, then you can watch the recording (although we do recommend you attend live to get the most benefit from

Will I need any previous experience to join?

No. You can join the VTM Membership without any prior experience. You can join the membership if you have some experience but want to improve and develop your skills and confidence in leading engaging discussion-based, inquiry-led programmes.