Multimedia Forum

Presentation, Article | 2013: Salt Lake City, UT

By Kitty Connolly

This session took place during the Western Museums Association 2013 Annual Meeting

Four designers shared their knowledge in “Stories in Space.” The presenters, in order, were Alice Parman (independent consultant), Alan Ransenberg (The Alchemy of Design), Nicole Trudeau (Squid...

Presentation | 2012: Palm Springs, CA

Three experienced development professionals at university and public museums share successful strategies for raising revenue and other resources integral to the fulfillment of their institutions’ missions and goals. Participants will offer specific examples of effective identification, cultivation, and ongoing engagement of donors; models for...

Presentation | 2012: Palm Springs, CA

In recent years the National Park Service has made a concerted effort to broaden its interpretation of American Indian cultures at NPS sites; their traditional connections with the land, their difficult interactions with Euro-Americans, and their contemporary culture. This presentation will highlight interpretive planning, exhibit, landscape,...

Presentation | 2012: Palm Springs, CA

Since its introduction through a national summit in 2007, the Institute of Museum and Library Services Connecting to Collections initiative has developed a bookshelf, organized a series of forums, developed an online community, and funded statewide planning and implementation grants to raise public awareness of the importance of caring...

Presentation | 2012: Palm Springs, CA

It is our contention that Museum Stores are much more than gift stores – we are “Museum Stores” – unique educational and earned income resources for our institutions. Using the Best Practices or “knowledge standards” of the Museum Store Association (MSA), we aim to introduce the WMA audience charged with operating a museum store or retail...

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