Temporary Exhibitions: Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Areas of Expertise

NEWS

ALL Vikings Volunteer Training Videos and Resources POSTED

Remember: You are required to complete all three training sessions  before allowed to volunteer in the exhibition.

 On this page, view: 

  • Important Dates/Special Events

  • Exhibition Training Videos, Resources, and Manual 

  • 2017 Exhibition Information

Please direct any questions or comments to Lyndsey George at lyndsey.george@dmns.org.

 

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Supplemental Training:

Please join us for a supplemental training on Vikings, where you can bring all of the burning questions yet to be answered that you have for the exhibition.

4/26/2017

  • Ricketson Auditorium
  • 3-4pm
  • (will also be video recorded)

Dr. Bill Fitzhugh was a huge contributor to the first Vikings exhibition hosted at DMNS (Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga) and continues to be one of the leading Vikings experts in the U.S. Read more about him here: http://anthropology.si.edu/staff/ Fitzhugh/Fitzhugh.html

Special Event Help Needed:

  • Vikings Family Feast (Children and Family Programs):  Friday, May 12th: 6:00-8:30pm; Dinner and Briefing at 5:30pm in Volunteer Lounge

 

If you are able to help at any of these events, it is much appreciated!  Please email Rachel at rachel.mullen@dmns.org to sign up. 

EDUCATION AND MANUALS

VIKINGS VOLUNTEER TRAINING VIDEOS

Please enjoy ALL Vikings Volunteer Training Videos (above).

The first blue dot is the Supplemental Training with Bill Fitzhugh, the 2nd, Training #3, and the 3rd is Training #2, the last blue dot is Training #1.  Use the arrows to the right and the left of the screen to move back and forth between them, or click on the blue dots.

 

To view the videos in full-screen, after you press play, click on the square icon in the bottom right corner.

 

 

WHEN YOU HAVE FINISHED VIEWING THE VIDEOS:

Vikings Supplemental Training Video:    Please sign your name to THIS FORM to receive credit for completing the video

 

Vikings Volunteer Training #1 Video: Please sign your name to THIS FORM to receive credit for completing the video

 

VIKINGS VOLUNTEER TRAINING #2 VIDEO: Please sign your name to THIS FORM to receive credit for completing the video

 

Vikings Volunteer Training #3 Video:  Please sign your name to THIS FORM to receive credit for completing the video

 

Rachel is trying to get her email under control and this will help!


If you are having problems loading the training videos, please use the link below to go directly to YouTube.

 

VIKINGS VOLUNTEER TRAINING MANUAL 

Exhibition Logistics

 

Section 1A: About Vikings

 

Section 1B: About Vikings

 

Section 2: Daily Life

 

Section 3: Ships

 

Section 4: Going on a Viking

 

Enactor Profiles for Vikings

 

VIKINGS VOLUNTEER TRAINING PRESENTATIONS

Training #1 Presentation Slides: 2/21

 

Exhibition Virtual Walkthrough: Educators Samantha Sands and Julia Spalding-Beegles

 

The "I" in Pompeii and the "Us" in Vesuvius?: Dr. Steve Nash, DMNS Anthropology Department Chair

 

PART I: North Atlantic Exploration and Climate: Astrid Ogilvie, Fellow, INSTAAR, University of Colorado, Boulder and Senior Scientist, Steffansson Artic Institute, Akureyri, Iceland

 

PART II: North Atlantic Exploration and Climate: Astrid Ogilvie

 

PART III: North Atlantic Exploration and Climate: Astrid Ogilvie

 

PART IV: North Atlantic Exploration and Climate: Astrid Ogilvie

 

Vikings Exhibition Logistics and Operations by Rachel Mullen, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for Temporary Exhibitions

 

Training #2 Presentation Slides: 2/28


What was a Viking?: Mathias Nordvig, PhD., Visiting Assistant Professor, CU Boulder

 

The History of Archaeological Dating and Tree-Ring Dating of Viking Ships: Dr. Steve Nash, DMNS Anthropology Department Chair


QUICK LINKS

Temporary Exhibitions Overall Information

 

Vikings: Beyond the Legends Exhibition Details

  • Exhibit Dates: March 9/10, 2017 - August 13, 2017 
  • Located in Phipps Gallery
  • Created by the Swedish History Museum
  • Educator: Julia Spalding-Beegles, Samantha Richards, Jennifer Moss-Logan (Enactors)
  • Curator: Steve Nash
  • Surcharged

 

Learn more about the exhibition HERE and HERE

 

Nature's Amazing Machines Exhibition Details

  • Exhibit Dates: June 15/16, 2017 - January 1, 2018
  • Located in Anschutz Gallery
  • Created by the Field Museum
  • Educator: Neha Gidvani and Cybil Holmes
  • Curator: Garth Spellman
  • Free 

 

Learn more about the exhibition HERE and HERE.

 

Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibition Details

  • Exhibit Dates: October 5/6, 2017 - January 15, 2018
  • Located in Phipps Gallery
  • Created by the Royal Ontario Museum
  • Educator: Samantha Richards
  • Curator: Joe Sertich
  • Free

Learn more about the exhibition  HERE and HERE.