Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2012: Palm Springs, CA

Engaging young students, kindergarten through early elementary, in a history museum environment can be challenging and some museums choose to focus their field trip programs on older students. However, there is a demand for off-campus cultural enrichment from K-2 teachers and the use of interactive, hands-on, and standards-based programs have...

Presentation | 2011: Honolulu, HI

As more museums and non-profit institutions are seeking to pool resources in order to survive, three different collaborative organizations, the Washington Art Consortium, Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, and California Exhibition Resources Alliance, provide examples of some of the benefits inherent in combining resources and working together....

Presentation | 2011: Honolulu, HI

Certain places throughout the world are endowed with special energy creating lasting impressions on inhabitants and visitors. Spirit of Place is often viewed as personal and subjective phenomena of cultural heritage, yet it is a quantifiable force worthy of study. This session examines concepts of Spirit of Place. The shift from abstract to...

Presentation | 2011: Honolulu, HI

Planning for a new collections space whether by remodeling or building a new space is complicated. Reconfiguring permanent and temporary collections spaces (storage, workrooms, processing, exhibits) requires a holistic approach and participation from collections, facilities, curatorial staff, and architects. What does the process include? How...

Presentation | 2011: Honolulu, HI

A brand is more than just a logo applied – it is a combination of many ingredients: print, media, imagery, architecture, environment; all working in concert to form a single identity. How do you begin to develop a successful brand? Who are you? Are you a collection? A series of stories? A program? How do key audiences perceive you? This session...

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