MIDEA Events

MIDEA convenes a variety of in person meetings and workshops plus a series of online events. See below for the archives of past events where you will find archived recordings and/or related resources. Look to the right for a list of future events. Learn more about MIDEA...

May 1, 2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT)

The Met 3D Hackathon: Practical Lessons for Your Institution (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

The Met 3D Hackathon: Practical Lessons for Your Institution

In June of 2012, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in cooperation with MakerBot Industries, invited 30 digital artists into the museum to photograph collection sculptures, turn those images into digital 3D models, make new works based on those models, and print them on MakerBot’s 3D printers. Since that event, 3D printing and related technology has […]

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March 20, 2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT)

Building an Interpretive Technology Strategy from Zero (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

Building an Interpretive Technology Strategy from Zero

This webinar will examine the implementation of interpretive technology from the perspective of a smaller institution without dedicated financial or personnel resources. Attendees will be walked through the development of a comprehensive interpretive tech strategy (including social media, mobile, and augmented reality) using freely available tools. In addition to examining relevant real-world examples of the […]

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January 16, 2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT)

Discussing the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 Museum Edition (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

Discussing the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 Museum Edition

We’re excited to announce the release of the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 Museum Edition. This is the third edition of an annual series that MIDEA produces in partnership with the NMC.  Each edition considers emerging technologies as they may be uniquely applied in museum settings — and the constraints and opportunities that each affords. […]

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December 12, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT)

MIDEA Member Video Project Showcase (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

MIDEA Member Video Project Showcase

Please join us for an exciting MIDEA Connect webinar where we shine a spotlight on the projects completed this year by MIDEA member organizations. We will get a chance to learn more about three exemplary video projects from the 2012 MIDEA minigrants from the people involved in making them happen. The Next Step with iPads: […]

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November 14, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT)

Printing and Re-mixing the Museum in 3D (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

Printing and Re-mixing the Museum in 3D

  Printing and Re-mixing the Museum in 3D What is 3D printing and what does it mean for the museum? This webinar is designed to introduce beginners to the concept of 3D printing by defining the basic vocabulary surrounding this emerging technology. We’ll discuss the multitudes of opportunities for 3D scanning and printing, especially in […]

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December 5-6, 2012

iPads Revisited (Austin)

iPads Revisited

Please join the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts for the third MIDEA workshop to be held December 5-6 in Austin, Texas. This workshop will be presented at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, as we discuss current iPad initiatives in museums, and explore new applications with experts. Registration is free to […]

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May 3-4, 2011

iPads in the Museum (San Antonio)

iPads in the Museum

Please join the NMC and the Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts for the second MIDEA workshop to be held May 3-4 in San Antonio, Texas. How can art lovers interact with my museum and its exhibits whenever and wherever they want? What are museum professionals doing to harness the […]

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March 31, 2011 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (PT)

Recruiting the World: Mobile Strategy at the Smithsonian (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

Recruiting the World: Mobile Strategy at the Smithsonian

Recruiting the World: Mobile Strategy at the Smithsonian What is “mobile”? What can it do for museums and their audiences? And, where do we start? These are some of the fundamental questions the Smithsonian is addressing as it integrates mobile platforms into its strategic planning. From best practice to business models, this webinar will touch […]

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February 24, 2011 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (PT)

Info Viz from the Trenches (MIDEA Connect Webinar)

Info Viz from the Trenches

Info Viz from the Trenches Beck Tench is on a quest to convince all knowledge workers (museum professionals, journalists, teachers, physicians, etc.) that information visualization is a new core competency of our work.  She will discuss grassroots information visualization and share the insights she’s gained from creating both good and very bad visualizations.  In her […]

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January 28, 2011 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (PT)

MIDEA Member Project Showcase (MIDEA Connect webinar)

MIDEA Member Project Showcase

The archive for this webinar is now available http://nmc.adobeconnect.com/p17741873/ Please join us for an exciting MIDEA Connect webinar where we shine a spotlight on the projects completed this year by MIDEA member organizations. We will get a chance to learn more about four exemplary projects from the 2010 MIDEA minigrants from the people involved in […]

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