The Informal Learning Review is a bimonthly publication that contains original articles on various aspects of the museum world – programming, exhibitions, planning, how to approach controversies and/or current events, trends, unique accomplishments, etc. With subscribers on five continents, it has a worldwide reach. It is […]
During her time as a Getty Scholar Leslie Bedford has continued to talk with museum professionals about exhibition as art form: on February 25 she addressed the Getty’s education department, on March 3 the Autrey Museum and on March 11 the Balboa Park Learning Institute.
Myriam Springuel recently taught a week-long museum education and interpretation course for mid-level professionals for the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority. The program included formal lectures, workshops and the development of education projects to put the learning into practice
Leslie Bedford spoke to a group of students, faculty and area museum professionals on February 5 at the JFK Museum Studies Program in Berkeley. The subject was her recent book, The Art of Museums Exhibitions.
In celebration of its fortieth year, JFK Museum Studies invited back its many alumnae and faculty including former […]
Robert “Mac” West is participating in a workshop from January 12-14 in Ilulissat, Greenland. The element he is involved in is to plan a visitor center for the Icefjord, are area at the base of a massive, rapidly-moving glacier, that calves off numerous huge icebergs every year. It is the focus of a UNESCO […]
People say that money talks. Too often, however, people don’t want to talk about money. Board members and directors often shy away from talking […]
Susie Wilkening, Senior Consultant at Reach Advisors, announced the launching of Reach Advisors | Museums R+D. This new initiative is a membership program consisting of museums that have pooled resources in order to field national research and development to understand the impact they are capable of having on visitors, communities, and society. […]
Vince Beggs has directed and produced a documentary film featuring Macarthur Award and two time Tony Award winning dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones. Beggs’ film, “In Collaboration with Bill T. Jones, Reading Mercy and the Artificial Nigger”, was accepted this year as an official entry in the Capital City Black Film […]