Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

Have you ever sat down to draft an annual fundraising campaign letter only to realize the words just won’t seem to materialize on the page? Has writer’s block ever stymied your efforts to craft the perfect request for support of a special project? Do you sometimes struggle to translate passion for your museum into a compelling message? If you...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

In this interactive session, presenters use their (vastly) different experiences as new mothers at 5+ institutions to examine relevant issues. You can learn about new ideas such as “onboarding” new parents, and explore creative strategies to ensure museums have systems in place to achieve both what’s best for the museums and for their staff....

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

In a culture of speed, museums are ideal spaces to slow down, reflect, and connect to ourselves and others. A mental health professional who specializes in mindfulness and educators from three institutions—Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, University of Colorado Art Museum in Boulder, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art—will define mindfulness...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

Museums are often tasked with presenting contemporary art installations that don’t fit the mold of our traditional policies and procedures. How can we engage with contemporary artists without misunderstandings, conflicts, or frustrations so that we can fully present their visions while still adhering to best practices for risk management,...

Presentation | 2019: Boise, ID

Most museum leaders have limited experience with capital projects, yet they find themselves in design and planning meetings making decisions that will impact their institutions for decades. This session will help leaders and staff understand the ramifications of various early decisions regarding such things as the cost of operations, staffing,...

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