Multimedia Forum

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Pests can be a vexing problem for any institution. In the past, pest management involved regular applications of toxic chemicals to collection areas and specimens, giving rise to health and safety concerns. This session presents information on how to develop, implement, and manage an integrated pest management plan (IPM) that protects not only...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Intergenerational and family groups are among the largest percentage of visitors to most museums. Join in a conversation about how museums can design learning experiences and train staff and volunteers to support the unique needs of these intergenerational groups, improve visitor satisfaction, and increase overall learning. Recent research from...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

Leadership transition is both a challenge and an opportunity. The board of trustees is responsible for guiding an organization through this delicate process. This panel provides insights and suggestions that trustees, management/administrators, and staff will find valuable during a transition process. The presentation focuses on two different...

Presentation | 2014: Las Vegas, NV

As museums adjust to ever-changing economic realities it is essential to have a few tricks up your sleeve in regard to understanding and analyzing budgets and finances. How can you recognize the warning signs that your organization may be headed for trouble? What do directors, development professionals, and managers need to know about finance...

Presentation | 2013: Salt Lake City, UT

In the museums of the future, there is an assumption that technological bells-and-whistles will rule. But technology isn’t always the best solution when adding interaction or content to an exhibition or gallery; in fact, when used as a catch-all solution, technology can be more of a headache than a quick fix. So when is it the best time to “...

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