WORKSHOPS+DESIGN ACTIONS

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Jüniör develops and organises workshops+design actions for cultural institutions in ‘design for cultural heritage’ aimed at helping museum, archive and library professionals to learn about human-centred design methods, apply strategic thinking and bring a service-system mindset to build impactful services, experiences, programs and initiatives for 21st century institutions, from national museums to private foundations.

 
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We offer Workshops + Design Actions

 

The following four ‘Workshops+Design Actions’ are formulated in order to help you better understand your institutions context and audiences while learning about what ‘design for cultural heritage’ can improve and innovate in your institution. All ‘Workshops+Design Actions’ are organised specifically for your institution: they can take place anywhere and are shaped according to your institution’s needs. If you’d like to discuss them within your team and with your managers or directors, download* our Workshop+Design Actions Brochure in English or in Italian.

*Brochures will be available online soon. In the meantime, you can request one to receive it directly when ready.

 

 

LEARNING workshops

If you’re new to ‘design for cultural heritage’ and ‘audience-centric thinking’, Learning Workshops are great fit for you! Through these workshops, we ground the essential skills, mindsets and tools for bringing empathy on audiences. Together we work on a pre-designed custom toolkit and take the first steps in starting to work differently in your institution.

Who’s for?

  • Teams who would like to improve their work in audience research and building.

  • Managers who would like to take the first steps in growing an audience-centric mindset and improve the collaboration within their team.

  • Directors who would like to discover practical design methods for innovating the services, experiences and initiatives of their institution.

What to expect?
The activities increases the empathy in understanding audiences and establishes a common-vision between internal stakeholders while being the first step in interdisciplinary thinking in your institution.

Duration

offered as 1/2 day, 1 day, and 2 day sessions
organised in Half-day or full-day activities

Location

Anywhere

Language

English - Italian - Turkish

 

 

Design SPRINTS

Would you like to search responses to your institutional challenges and test ideas in a short period of time? Our design sprints are all about that! We guide you through custom practical activities and exercises that focuses on your existing projects, whether a new website, an exhibition or a digital application and help you to ideate new solutions. At the end of the activity you’ll have practical insights in improving your institutions’ products, service and experience offer.

Who’s for?

  • Teams who would like to start new projects and initiatives in their institution.

  • Managers who are interested in improving the products, services and initiatives that they are in charge of.

  • Directors would like to take the first steps for the improvements digital products while reflecting on their institutional strategy.

What to expect?
The activities helps ideating new services, experiences and initiatives and deeply analyse the on-going ones while surrounding a clear audience-centric solution and strategy for your institution. It also establishes a common-vision between internal stakeholders and improves cross-departmental collaboration and teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking.

Duration

Offered as 2 day, 3 day, and 4 day sessions,
organised in 2 week and 1 month activities

Location

Anywhere

Language

English - Italian - Turkish

 

 

Deep Dives and Know-hows

We know that one of the challenges that cultural institutions face today is understanding their existing and potential audiences. That’s why we have formulated the Deep Dives and Know-How actions for you! It’s about immersing ourselves into your institutions engagement strategy, recognise your impact and trace the barriers to your audience comprehension. Followed by fieldwork activities we’ll bring you a greater understanding of the needs and expectations of your audience. At the end of the action, you’ll have a “know-how” booklet which will bridge the research findings to your everyday practice informing your audience engagement strategy.

Who’s for?

  • Teams who would like to put audiences at the heart of what they do and improve audience engagement.

  • Managers who would like to have a greater understanding of the needs and expectations of their institutions’ audience and improve the access to the collection and holdings.

  • Directors that are interested in informing their long-term strategic decision making.

What to expect?

The activity helps exploring the effectiveness and impact of the relationship with audiences. From the staff to managers and directors, the institutions learn from the public and develop deeper insights into what their audiences value in their institution. Most importantly, It becomes a guidance to the overall strategy of the institution aimed at increasing visits and improving the institutions’ experience offer and strategy.

Duration

Offered as a 2, 3, or 4-day activities
followed by 3-4 week of fieldwork

Location

Anywhere

Language

English - Italian

 

 

Observatory Reports

Have you been wondering about the national and international scene of cultural institutions, how they respond to the challenges and how your institution should position itself in the digital transformation process? Then, you should inform your decisions and directions with our observatory report. Inside, you’ll not only find emerging trends and innovative models that are relevant for your institution but also a guidance for systemic change related to all your activities in your institution from conservation to management of collections, from programs to initiatives for your public.

Who’s for?

  • R & D, innovation, digital curation and collection teams that would like to improve the overall accessibility and experience offer of the institution.

  • Managers and directors would like to sharpen their brand perception, improve digital products and examine their overall institutional strategy.

  • Directors that are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the digital transformation process for their institution and in informing their long-term strategic decision making.

What to expect?

The activity provides an overview of innovative models as well as business cases that offers a review of the strategy, approach to innovation, and communication tools of cultural institutions on a national or international level. It summarises and offers strategic insights becoming a road map report for the digital transformation and innovation plan of cultural institutions.

Duration

Offered as 3-4 week of fieldwork and research
followed by 1 or 2 day meeting

Location

Anywhere

Language

English - Italian

 

Can’t decide where to start?

We’ll listen to you to organise the right ‘Workshop+Design Action’ and help you to start with transforming your institution.

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