MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part II)

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part II)

In my first post on Community-Sourcing 100 Toys I explained the process behind The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis project and shared about the surprising level of engagement it received. Get caught up, if you haven’t already! What I found most intriguing about “100 Toys” was watching our first attempt at community-sourcing play out in surprising […]

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Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part I)

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part I)

This summer, in my position as Digital Marketing Content Coordinator at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, I had the opportunity to take part in an amazing project called “100 Toys (& Their Stories) that Define Our Childhood.” The project was intended to be small and experimental, but turned into a popular social campaign that spread […]

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Wikimania Recap: GLAM-Style

Wikimania Recap: GLAM-Style

Last week I was thrilled to attend Wikimania, the annual international conference of the Wikimedia community that was held this year in Haifa, Israel.  We were excited to have the GLAM-Wiki initiative as a track throughout the entire conference, but for me, it was most poignant to experience how the many tools, programs, and strategic […]

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Bringing Together Wikipedia and Teens

Bringing Together Wikipedia and Teens

Over the past two years, more and more museums have become interested in sharing their expertise with Wikipedia, but the primary question remains how?  Once you find the resources, how do you get them into Wikipedia? Museums are also considering ways to provide unique learning opportunities for their communities. At The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, […]

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