Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Museums, for the most part, have become fully integrated with social media. At their most basic however, these online communities represent a single direction of information as museums push information and users like, retweet, and occasionally comment. What happens when museums want to create a true online dialogue among all or a specific group...

Article | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

By Michelle Nash

I was very pleased to present this poster at the recent Western Museums Association 2014 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, and am further pleased for the opportunity to share it here as well. The following blog post is not so much a summary of the poster (which can be accessed below), but rather a call to further the Meta-...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

The Monica Haley Collection of children’s art was donated to the Richmond Museum of History in 1997 and has been the focus of considerable attention including loans, exhibitions, and a descriptive book published in 2011. However, basic tasks associated with collection management, such as compiling an electronic inventory, labeling, and...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

This research examines how museum educational programming can adhere to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in order to facilitate schools’ visits to museums. Methodology includes interviews with education professionals and analysis of scholarly articles, case studies, and books. Also discussed are the standard’s principal goals and...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Many museums and historic societies house dangerous materials, such as weapons and hazardous materials, in their collections inventories that have unique care, storage, and display requirements, both for the preservation of the object and the safety of staff and visitors. Often museum professionals are not versed in the proper care of such...

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