Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Join an interdisciplinary panel of museums and dive into a session devoted to early learners and strategies to work with these youngest visitors (and their families) in a variety of settings and subjects. Each institution will share successes in their content area, and participants will walk away with a set of new strategies and tools to use...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Curators, educators, and archivists are developing more sophisticated ways of engaging visitors. One method is bringing people into direct contact with objects—paintings, ephemera, manuscripts, and others. This session will report findings of a large national survey of such practices, explore two case studies at different-sized museum (one with...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

The MASS Action (Museums as Sites for Social Action) movement is dedicated to the idea that our institutions must serve as sites for social engagement and action. Critical to success, however, are empathetic museum leaders deeply committed to working with their local communities, particularly in the pursuit of social justice. Please join us to...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Are you looking for inspiration and ideas on how to positively impact your institution from the middle? Tired of asking for advice and mentorship about starting new initiatives only to be given the institutional runaround? Feel a little like the light inside is dying? Look no further than this session! Get inspired by fellow mid-level or mid-...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

How can your museum meet the social, emotional, creative, and intellectual needs of older adults? Educators from three museums—the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, and the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks—will present diverse models of programming designed to accommodate this...

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