Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

How can museums promote visitors’ awareness of the environment? This session explores two case studies—one using cutting-edge touchscreen technology, the other using community-based programming—that reach communities facing very different environmental challenges. Join leaders at the forefront of this movement for a discussion on strategic...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Since 2010, the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) has been working with 10 cultural institutions to build a shared digital asset management system (DAMS), digitization rigs, procedures, and a public web portal of images. Over 300,000 objects—photographs, paintings, and videos—have been digitized. This session discusses what a DAMS is and...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Is your museum struggling to compete in this digital age? Are you unsure of the best marketing techniques that will gain you the most visitors? This session focuses on how three museums have promoted themselves and their brand using creative advertising, public programs, and outreach via social media. Discussions include how to determine a...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Find out how your local elected officials are doing when it comes to issues affecting museums and other nonprofit organizations and how you can best leverage your influence with them. This session summarizes the congressional delegations of each WMA state, identifies key players on key issues, and discusses local opportunities to engage them....

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Human Resources (HR) is an integral part of museum management. Those who are established in the museum field know this from experience; however our emerging professionals typically have not been exposed to the sometimes complex issues of HR. This session’s museum experts present and discuss what those new to the museum field need to know about...

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