Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

It’s easy to get excited about social media when you hear some of the numbers: 500,000,000 people on Facebook, millions of followers on Twitter, blogs, podcasts, Instagram, and Pinterest. How do you keep up? Where do you begin? This session shares perspectives on why social media is important for museums, introduces the pros and cons of...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Leadership transition is both a challenge and an opportunity. The board of trustees is responsible for guiding an organization through this delicate process. This panel provides insights and suggestions that trustees, management/administrators, and staff will find valuable during a transition process. The presentation focuses on two different...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Frustrated by the lack of media coverage for your event or exhibition? Wishing you knew how to make it into the Los Angeles Times or snag the lead story for the six o’clock news for the right reasons rather than the wrong ones? Whether you have $5 million or $5 to spend on marketing and communications, there’s no reason why your museum shouldn’...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

This research examines how museum educational programming can adhere to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in order to facilitate schools’ visits to museums. Methodology includes interviews with education professionals and analysis of scholarly articles, case studies, and books. Also discussed are the standard’s principal goals and...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

As museums adjust to ever-changing economic realities it is essential to have a few tricks up your sleeve in regard to understanding and analyzing budgets and finances. How can you recognize the warning signs that your organization may be headed for trouble? What do directors, development professionals, and managers need to know about finance...

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