Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

As we plan for the next seven generations, should diversity matter to tribal museums and communities? What does diversity within these museums look like, especially in a time where discussions around diversifying staff, boards, and collections are everywhere in the museum world? This session brings together museum scholars and practitioners to...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

“Our museum is way overstaffed!” said no museum professional ever. With tight budgets and lean staff, how can cultural institutions produce robust, complex exhibitions? Museum partnerships offer opportunities to create stronger exhibitions than a single institution can alone produce. This session offers a case study of an exhibition co-...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

In Edmonton and then Tacoma, we examined ways that structural racism shows up in our workplaces. Join us for this double session for the first time, or return to continue the conversation. For half of this session, we will divide into break-out groups to discuss what self-care looks like for professionals of color and to develop skills for...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

The pressure is on for us to do more with digital platforms, but how do we decide what to do, the best way to do it, and how to make it work with the staff you have? How can you make the kinds of decisions a Chief Digital Officer makes every day, even though you don’t know anything about digital technology? This session will provide attendees...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

Site-specific interpretation provides an authentic experience of place and creates a powerful lens into the legacy of an individual or cultural group. Providing visitors with a contextual experience is accomplished through methods tailored to each site’s unique characteristics. This session explores this idea in detail through four locations:...

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