Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV
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We live in a visual, tech-oriented world, where students must decipher images, information, and technology in order to navigate our twenty-first century. How can museums capitalize on technology’s growing accessibility to foster visual and media literacy skills? Learn about the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Art + Film Institute for K-12...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

They are welcoming, social, and open to everyone. It’s like hanging out with friends at the mall or your local coffee shop. Could your museum become a favorite community meeting place in the future? Come experience and learn about third spaces, talk to colleagues who researched and reported on them during the California Association of Museums’...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Donations from individuals and businesses provide critical support for museums and their programs. However, reaching donors grows increasingly more difficult as more and more issues compete for their attention. In the current museum arena there is no shortage of issues, interests, and distractions. How do you fundraise in such a diverse and...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

This perennially popular session examines the exhibition practices of a select institution, focusing this year on Las Vegas’s Neon Museum. The Museum, accessible by appointment only, includes a restored motel lobby typical of Las Vegas and a “Boneyard” of neon signs from iconic local attractions. Each sign in the collection has a unique story...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

It’s easy to get excited about social media when you hear some of the numbers: 500,000,000 people on Facebook, millions of followers on Twitter, blogs, podcasts, Instagram, and Pinterest. How do you keep up? Where do you begin? This session shares perspectives on why social media is important for museums, introduces the pros and cons of...

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