NEMA Workshop: Social Media as a Tool for Academic Engagement

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 18, 2011 in professional development |

From a NEMA bulletin; this one looks like a really interesting take on an issue (social media) that’s getting a lot of press lately. Campus Connection: Social Media as a Tool for Academic Engagement Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA Registration Deadline: August 4, 2011Register Online […]

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Lessons from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 23, 2011 in forum not temple |

I don’t know how many museums are unionized (I’d love to hear about any, if anyone has some leads), so the specific problem that the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is facing might not have a direct correlation to museums – but other aspects certainly do. Essentially, the orchestra’s private employment difficulties have spilled out into the […]

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AAM Webinar on Social Media and Museum Advocacy

Posted by Kristin Bierfelt on January 20, 2011 in forum not temple |

In early December, AAM sponsored a webinar on social media and museum advocacy. Led by Stephanie Vance of Advocacy Associates, the presentation provided basic lessons in how to use newer tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to cultivate supporters and engage elected officials. Here are some of Vance’s suggestions: Blogs: If you’re writing on behalf […]

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This Place Matters

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 7, 2011 in forum not temple |

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has a neat project up on its website: This Place Matters. “This Place Matters” is a simple Google Map on which any visitor to the site can pin a flag, marking a place that matters to them. The NTHP says “It could be your favorite local diner or a […]

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