Client: Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism
Location: Louvre Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Recruiting, training and mentoring the Mediator team at the first universal museum in the Arab World.
We handpicked, prepared and developed a team of Mediators to deliver an extensive portfolio of educational activities for the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
The Mediators are the public face of the Louvre Abu Dhabi and embody the UAE’s commitment to a flourishing arts and cultural sector.
Our full recruitment and training services were completed in just 12 weeks.
Over 500 applications received. 117 candidates invited to interview. 30 talented Mediators from Abu Dhabi, the wider UAE and from across the world recruited.
Training contents included:
- Theories of museology, art history and learning in museums
Detailed knowledge building of the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s development, iconic architecture and artworks on display
- Techniques to facilitate engagement with the Museum’s content, incorporating presentation skills, visitor management and overcoming barriers to learning
- The Mediator team delivered tours to VIPs throughout the high-profile opening events. They received much praise from these significant figures from iconic cultural organisations around the world.
“Outstanding – one of the best guided tours I have been on”
We continue to train the Mediator team to deliver tours for new temporary exhibitions at the Louvre Abu Dhabi.