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Free Resource from Museum Study - Cultural Institution Crisis Response

April 1st 2020

This free course was developed by the entire Museum Study team to help cultural institutions through the current crisis by highlighting useful resources we have found. We welcome your input to continue to grow and improve this course. Please use the Help us improve this free course forum to make suggestions about resources you think would be useful to this free course and suggestions you have about what to include or not include. As you are strategizing how to shut down your facility consider also what you ...Continue Reading

RE: Social Guidelines, Look and Feel

April 1st 2020

Matthew. I see you are from the VMCA here in Virginia Beach. I would like to have a copy of any info that you get on this question as I have several of my museums needing the same info because of the virus closing the down. You can email me at: architect@ix.netcom.com   Thanks   Bill Greaves William M. Greaves President AIA, NCARB Architects iN Design www.architectsindesign.com architect@ix.netcom.com Museum Architect & Exhibit Designer 1232 Wivenhoe Court Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454 757-478-6489 --- ...Continue Reading

Re: Social Guidelines, Look and Feel

April 1st 2020

Below is an excerpt of some of the guidelines we employ: Platform Goals *Facebook  * Our primary goal is to bring attention to the richness and depth of the permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, and programming (both past and present). Wherever possible, this page attempts to connect collections, exhibitions, and programming with current events and happenings as well as referencing collaborators involved with that topic. Focused on community‐building, the Facebook presence strives to create a dialogue ...Continue Reading

Social Guidelines, Look and Feel

April 1st 2020

Does anyone have social media guidelines that include things like the goal of each platform, look and feel, etc? Trying to come up with a way to articulate the aesthetic of Instagram vs FB, etc.   Truly Matthews Curator of Education *Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art* 2200 Parks Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451 757-425-0000 VirginiaMOCA.org__   *VIRGINIA MOCA RESPONSE TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)* In response to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Virginia MOCA is closed to the public with ...Continue Reading

Webinar: How Museums Can Experiment with Social Media to Boost Audience Engagement During Coronavirus

March 30th 2020

Hi Museum Ed community,This Wednesday, April 1st at 2:00PM EST, you can join the next special webinar:*How Museums Can Experiment with Social Media to Boost Audience Engagement During Coronavirus*Join *Brendan Ciecko* (CEO & Founder @ *Cuseum*), *Hilary-Morgan Watt* (Digital Engagement Manager @ *Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden*), & *Emily Haight* (Social Media Manager @ *New-York Historical Society*) as they talk through the ways museums can begin experimen ...Continue Reading

Re: talk at museum-ed.org Digest

March 27th 2020

We actually have our Spring donor party coming up next month.  We are working on a ZOOM party, with some guest artists, a virtual drink recipe, and sending a party decoration to each of our major donors.  It will be interesting to see how it goes! Cheers Kathrine Walker Schlageck, Associate Curator of Education Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University Kansas State University Civic Engagement Fellow Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities Inc., on-line trainer 701 Beach Lane ...Continue Reading

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March 27th 2020

Welcome back to GLOBAL MUSEUM, your award-winning & free online compendium, read weekly since 1998 by 8,000+ readers in more than 201 countries.http://www.globalmuseum.org**  Museum Alliance Seeks $4 Billion In Immediate Relief From Congress With Coronavirus Closures Devastating IndustryThe Alliance of American Museums sent a letter to Republican and Democratic leadership in both the House of Representatives and Senate, seeking at least $4 billion for non-profit museums in COVID-19 (coronavirus) economic ...Continue Reading

Re: talk at museum-ed.org Digest

March 27th 2020

I am also curious about keeping volunteers engaged. I have stepped out of the museum world slightly and oversee volunteers at a center for active seniors. We have ideas for keeping our members engaged (virtual classes, videos, discussions, etc), but I am specifically concerned about the volunteers who do things other than teach/guide. I was also supposed to have a big celebration for the volunteers for the AARP Tax Aide program, using grant funds that need to be spent by April 1. Anyone else in that situation wher ...Continue Reading

RE: [External] Re: Keeping Museum Volunteers Engaged During Pandemic

March 26th 2020

I am so interested in doing this so please share how it goes!   Thank you so much for sharing! Cindy   *Cindy Perreira* –  Assistant Arts Programs/Volunteer CoordinatorIrving Arts Center3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 300, Irving, TX 75062 P:  (972) 252-7558 ext. 1246Cell:  469-460-5394_cperreira@cityofirving.org__ _  l  www.IrvingArtsCenter.com /“A little consideration,a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” /A.A. Milne (Winnie the Po ...Continue Reading

RE: Keeping Museum Volunteers Engaged During Pandemic

March 26th 2020

Hello. Last week I sent our volunteers a couple of basic emails: here’s an object and some brief info, as well as asking: how are you and do you need anything. They were so grateful for the contact so I decided to send them an emails M-F. This week, I decided to be a bit more structured in my correspondence. Picked a topic=Punch (I’m at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg…so 18th century…). Each day I send them an object or an article related to Punch with a couple of questions to answer and connections to m ...Continue Reading
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