MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘AAM’

Charting a Path for the Future of Museum Education

Charting a Path for the Future of Museum Education

In December 2012 a group of 22 international museum education leaders journeyed Austin, Texas, to discuss the future direction of museum education. This first-of-its kind Museum Education Summit, sponsored and supported by the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), was an opportunity to both identify opportunities and address challenges that would help […]

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A voice from the past at the Minnesota History Center

A voice from the past at the Minnesota History Center

Gratia Countryman (1866-1953) I wear many hats in my professional life–museum professional, museum studies instructor, art historian, archival researcher, social historian.  When something happens and they all come together it has all the makings of a great day.   I’m currently in Minneapolis at the 2012 American Association of Museum’s conference to represent MIDEA in a […]

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AAM and NMC Mash-Up: The Big Trends

When I caught wind of AAM’s Center for the Future of Museum’s inaugural TrendsWatch report, I immediately was interested in comparing it with the NMC Horizon Project’s recently announced top 10 Metatrends. It’s always fascinating to see how the discussions in the museum technology sphere go from potential fads to legitimate trends that are deserving […]

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2011 AAM MUSE Awards

2011 AAM MUSE Awards

And speaking of getting a “jump” on things, dear MIDEA members, it’s time again to submit those projects you are so justly proud of for this year’s MUSE Award competition. Below is the skinny on the awards and how to nominate your project(s). The MUSE Award competition, now in its 22nd year, recognizes excellence in […]

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