Starting in February and running over six months, participants will get hands-on with cutting-edge digital tech while exploring the legacy of the past and contributing to an exhibition at the Tower Museum in July 2018.
The new exhibition will examine at important events during 1918/19, including how women were first given voting rights, the devastating Spanish Flu and the end of the First World War.
Over the course of the programme, participants will:• Go behind the scenes and see the Tower Museum's unique collections• Travel on site visits to museums and heritage sites across Ireland• Learn how to use 3D scanning and 3D printing technology• Get hands-on with laser and vinyl cutting technologies• Produce a creative response that will be included in the new exhibition+ much more!
No previous experience of local history or using technology required! We're looking for enthusiastic people who can commit to an exciting and ambitious programme. Participants must be aged 18+.
The programme is part of the ‘Understanding the Decade of Centenaries’ project being delivered by the Nerve Centre in partnership with the Tower Museum and supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).
All information supplied in this form will be treated strictly confidential and used only for monitoring purposes with the Derry City and Strabane District Council and SEUPB. This is a cross-community project delivered under PEACE IV, an EU funded programme designed to support peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the border region.