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The Midnight Social Networker
By Lynda Kelly - the second post in a series about my online adventures
My first experience of a true social network was during the ICOM Triennial in Vienna in 2007. I had just joined Facebook and become totally addicted (being at a slightly boring conference helped of course). As part of that trip I travelled a lot and made it my mission to get as many friends as...
Lynda Kelly, The 5 a.m. Blogger
By Lynda Kelly
Co-Founder Museum 3.0
James has asked me to write a guest post on what I’m up to in the online world of vast social networks. Gives me a chance to reflect on where I’ve been online in the past 3 years and where I might be going in the future (apart from mad that is!).
I started the Audience Research Blog in April 2007 as a response to my...
Napa Valley Museum
The Napa Valley Museum Board of Trustees, administrators for the Yountville Veterans Home and I met on Friday April 10 to discuss the lease issue. The Vets Home representatives, Marcella McCormack and Stan Oppegard, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Homes, read a list of points familiar to us all. They claimed the msueum had not complied with the terms of the lease and that the...
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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
O.K., folks, here is a superb list from Hugh M...
Last December when several of the Fine Arts Museums registrars were looking through the de Young's off site storage facility, one of the senior registrars (...
Napa Valley Museum
A week ago westmuse broke the news about the Napa Valley Museum. There have been further developments and Executive Director Rick Deragon has provided the following, important update:
The Napa Valley Museum Takes on State
by Rick Deragon, Executive DirectorNapa Valley Museum
The State Departments of Veterans Affairs and General Services are attempting to throw us out of our...
WMA Board President Aldona Jonaitis
This is my very first venture past email, and I am not entirely comfortable. Remember, I started out with clay tablets. No, just kidding. But with fountain pens, yes.
If there is anything WMA is about, however, it's bringing our members the most up to date, useful and interactive information as we can, and this medium is designed for just that.