Gallery Walk – A Creative Way to Make Meetings More Fun

November 11th, 2015

Meetings, meetings, meetings. Meetings get a bad rap.
They are both a blessing and all things that are wrong with meetings.
It doesn’t have to be this way. We can still run efficient meetings and interactive…with Gallery Walks.
Make Your Meetings Matter
Gallery Walks are simple and Post-It Notes around the room as well.
Use the posters as idea generators, brainstorming boards, goal sheets, or a place for questions. An example could be: “What is the most important question we need to answer today?”  Write that at the top of the poster and review the answers once everyone has had a chance to answer.
I use Gallery Walks as a collaborative piece to all the material we need to cover in the meeting. It helps the meeting be led by the attendees and not just the facilitator.  See detailed instructions below:

Gallery Walk

Number of Participants: 5-25
Time:  5-10 minutes
Activity Level: Low
Props:  Flip Charts, Tape, Writing Utensils Post-It Notes.

Objective:  For the group to review the galleries around the room.

Set Up: Tape 4-5 Flip Charts on the Walls with questions posted at the top of the page. 

Description:
A gallery is a collection of paper, Post-Its, notes, and act as if the group is at a museum viewing word famous works of art.

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