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Education and Interpretation Recorded Webinars

Award-Winning Apps, Audio Tours and Mobile

Explore current technology trends and exemplary practices in award-winning apps, audio tours, and mobile as highlighted by the processes, successes, challenges and audience impact of 2013 Muse Awards projects selected by the Media and Technology Professional Network (M&T).

Award-Winning Digital Communities, Technology-Based Educational Programming and Public Outreach

Explore current trends and exemplary practices in award-winning digital communities, and technology-based educational programming and public outreach as highlighted in the processes, successes, challenges and audience impact of 2013 Muse Awards projects selected by the Media & Technology (M&T) Professional Network.

Award-Winning Interpretive Installations, Multimedia, and Interactive Kiosks

Explore current technology trends and exemplary practices in award-winning interpretive installations, multimedia, and interactive kiosks as highlighted in the processes, successes, challenges and audience impact of 2013 Muse Awards projects selected by the Media and Technology Committee (M&T).

Award-Winning Online Presence, Games, Video/Film and Animation

Explore current trends and exemplary practices in award-winning online presence, games, video/film and animation as highlighted in the processes, successes, challenges and audience impact of 2013 Muse Awards projects selected by the Media & Technology (M&T) Professional Network.

Excellence & Equity: Then, Now, Next

Part 1: Then and Now
Part 2: Now and Next

This webinar series explores the important public dimension of museums through the lens of AAM’s landmark publication, Excellence and Equity: Education and the Public Dimension of Museums. Next generation and veteran museum leaders from various disciplines engage in a thought-provoking discourse about how far we have (or haven’t) come in addressing and advocating for the museum’s role as an educational institution.

Interpretive Planning Basics: Planning for Visitor Experiences

This webinar focuses on the critical components of an interpretive plan, exploring the interpretive planning process as it relates to visitor experiences, educational opportunities and interpretation in informal learning institutions. 

Magnetic Museums Part 1: What Makes a Museum Magnetic?

(Part 1 of 4-part Magnetic Series)

This webcast provides a practical overview of the science of magnetism, the art of engagement and the six practices of magnetic museums: building core alignment, embracing 360 engagement, empowering others, widening the circle and inviting the outside in, becoming essential and building trust through high performance.

Magnetic Museums Part 2: Building Core Alignment, Empowering Others

(Part 2 of 4-Part Magnetic Series)

Magnetism starts at the core when strong alignment is created within the professional staff and board around a shared vision, mission or compelling set of long-term goals. These museums are motivated by a “people-first, service-first” philosophy that seeks to meet needs, develop leadership and activate the potential of others within their ranks. This webcast examines the ways in which magnetic museums enlist others in helping to make the institutional vision a reality, resulting in a clear sense of direction and genuine partnership toward a common goal.

Magnetic Museums Part 3: Embracing 360 Engagement, Widening the Circle

(Part 3 of 4-Part Magnetic Series)

In this webcast, we map the ways in which magnetic museums connect people to each other around ideas, issues and experiences while providing opportunities to participate and contribute, advance institutional missions and strengthen the social fabric within their communities.

Magnetic Museums Part 4: Building Trust through High Performance, Becoming Essential

(Part 4 of 4-Part Magnetic Series)

Magnetic museums overcome a central challenge facing museums today – how to become essential – by increasing their relevance, responsiveness and pertinence to daily life in their communities. At the same time, they also are high-performance organizations that build trust over time by consistently delivering superior results. This webcast identifies the ways in which magnetic museums rely on data-driven decision making to produce quality programs and experiences that serve their communities.

Museum and School Partnerships

Gain practical information to help you and your museum foster sustainable museum/school partnerships. The how, why and what of partnerships and basic components of sound museum programs for schools is supported by on-the-ground examples of partnerships in action.

Online Learning and Education

(Part 3 of series, The Digital Museum)

Which online learning environments work for which audiences? What are good strategies for beginning and sustaining online learning programs in museums? This webinar explores how online learning has been implemented by museums, with presenters providing examples and sharing experiences regarding the use of online interactions for multiple generations and entrance narratives.

Planning for Technology

(Part 1 of series, The Digital Museum)

Whether your institution is small, large or somewhere in-between, many challenges confront you as you plan for, adopt and adapt to technology. This webinar addresses the use of technology and its impact on our professional practice, our institutional operations and the pursuit of our missions.

Road to Results: Identifying, Researching and Building Audiences Part 1: Knowing the Audience

(Part 1 of a three-part series)

The Wallace Foundation Excellence Awards initiative, Road to Results: Effective Practices for Building Arts Audiences, pinpoints nine audience building practices, each supported by evaluation data that successful efforts by various arts organizations had in common. In this webinar, representatives of the organizations featured in The Road to Results detail key takeaways on audience research, recognizing the need, identifying the target audience that fits, identifying and removing barriers and taking out the guesswork about knowing your audience. Museum colleagues representing AAM Professional Networks provide perspective and examples from the museum field.

Road to Results: Identifying, Researching and Building Audiences Part 2: Aligning the Organization

(Part 2 of a three-part series)

The Wallace Foundation Excellence Awards initiative, Road to Results: Effective Practices for Building Arts Audiences, pinpoints nine audience building practices, each supported by evaluation data that successful efforts by various arts organizations had in common. In this webinar, representatives of the organizations featured in The Road to Results detail key takeaways on realigning the organization with audience building initiatives, including thinking through internal and external relationships, aligning strategy and preparing for success.

Museum colleagues representing AAM Professional Networks provide perspective and examples from the museum field.

Road to Results: Identifying, Researching and Building Audiences Part 3: Engaging the Audience

(Part 3 of a three-part series)

The Wallace Foundation Excellence Awards initiative, Road to Results: Effective Practices for Building Arts Audiences, pinpoints nine audience building practices, each supported by evaluation data that successful efforts by various arts organizations had in common. In this webinar, representatives of the organizations featured in The Road to Results detail key takeaways on engaging audiences, including successes, challenges and impact of providing multiple ways in, building in learning, and measuring success. Museum colleagues representing AAM Professional Networks provide perspective and examples from the museum field.

Simulation-Based Experiences from a Cross-Departmental Perspective

Presenters share the process of the immersive Air Force One Discovery Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and offer research on the value of simulation learning or game-based museum learning experiences. The Center is designed to inspire the next generation of leaders while engaging in a highly interactive exercise that fosters critical thinking, decision-making and leadership skills.

Technology and Museum Visitor Experiences

(Part 2 of series, The Digital Museum)

Museums have traditionally described for whom, how and why they interpret their collections or concepts. This webinar introduces you to the Context Continuum, a practical tool for better understanding the experience our institutions offer and the elements that may be lacking for many visitors. Presenters discuss a variety of options suited to different types of environments, each using technology and media to "meet the visitors where they are."

Understanding Life Stages of the Museum Visitor

Leading experts share their research from over 30,000 Core Visitors to museums as they discuss museum audiences, their needs and how you can better meet their expectations.