Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Often we hear about the looming succession crisis—the demographic bomb that is awaiting us—and the need to address it for our continued success. This session will discuss these issues and share examples and exercises on how mentorship—as well as coaching and other tools—can be key to building our ranks and finding the leadership we need for the...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

It’s been reported that people are leaving the field in droves. Why is this happening and what can be done to stop it? What accounts for staff dissatisfactions? How can the heritage industry compete against the for-profit world? Are there incentives beyond the financial that will nurture dedicated employees? This session will look at ways that...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Cutting-edge language practices go far beyond translation and bilingual exhibit text. Choice of language in exhibits, programs, and processes can help museums become more inclusive. Gender-neutral terminology, nonverbal interfaces, and other tools offer opportunities for expanding audiences and diversifying perspectives. Presenters working with...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

What potential outcomes and impacts might occur when museums connect deeply with their communities? Assessing such transformative change is challenging. How, for example, can you quantify levels of trust? How will museum leadership, staff, and community members know when their efforts to connect have been achieved? What are the indicators? This...

Presentation | 2018: Tacoma, WA

Excited about your upcoming exhibit, building, or site project? Seeking innovation and creativity, but unsure how to find the perfect team? This panel of designers will offer a variety of insights and strategies for making the most of your design dollars. Bring your questions on topics such as writing an effective RFP, choosing a designer, care...

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