Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2016: Phoenix, AZ

Museums typically use the language of wonder and curiosity to describe their purpose, sometimes to the exclusion of formal education. But are learning and meaning-making actually...

Presentation | 2016: Phoenix, AZ

Marketing messages haunt our every waking moment in a never-ending stream of information via broadcast, print, and the web. Today, more than ever, there is a need to reach visitors...

Presentation | 2016: Phoenix, AZ

The explosion in social media activity, coupled with the ubiquitous presence of smart phones and the rise of selfies is requiring museums to change how they think about visitor...

Presentation | 2016: Phoenix, AZ

The Power of Storytelling

“Stories teach without preaching, encouraging both personal reflection and public discussion. Stories inspire wonder and awe; they allow a listener to imagine another time and place, to find the universal in the particular, and to feel empathy for others.”  — Leslie Bedford, Curator: The Museum Journal...

Presentation | 2016: Phoenix, AZ

Want to use technology as a driving force for community outreach? Staff members of the Chandler Museum discuss how embracing the wiki, a simple yet popular web technology, has...

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