Introductory slides to a featured workshop at the 2013 AAO Conference. Guest curator at BSA Space, Scott Burnham, emphasizes the use of common features in the built environment as a starting place for jumpstarting dialogue with public audiences. Useful information for leadership and volunteers at emerging architecture centers or staff new to architecture exhibitions.
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Slides from a featured panel discussion at the 2013 AAO Conference, providing a high-level introduction to the program evaluation and data collection efforts of both the Salvadori Center (K-12 design education) and the Design Trust for Public Space (community design initiatives). Useful information for those seeking an orientation to program assessment from two well established organizations.
Featured presentation during 2013 AAO Conference from Maxwell L. Anderson, Director of the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). These slides examine how little cultural organizations actually know about their audiences and how a free membership initiative at the DMA is beginning to use social media precepts to change the equation. Must know info for those interested to learn about the latest in Museum 2.0 insights.
Slides from a featured panel on architecture exhibitions held during the 2013 AAO Conference. This presentation comes courtesy of AIANY/Center for Architecture and documents some of the content from its 2013 exhibition, FitNation, part of a much lengthier and still ongoing commitment to energizing public understanding about how active design enriches public health. FitNation is available for travel.
Slides from a featured panel on architecture exhibitions held during the 2013 AAO Conference. This presentation comes courtesy of Van Alen Institute Executive Director David van der Leer and documents his work while a curator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The panel focused on new models for collaboration using architectural exhibitions as a common entrance point or background for engaging multiple audiences.
Slides from a featured presentation during the 2013 AAO Conference delivered by fundraiser Alice Stryker. The practical tips offered here would be useful to most any organization considering how it might establish a more youthful special event fundraiser, with special emphasis on the needs of small-sized organizations. Begun in 2012, the annual Guess-a-Sketch event has been a runaway success overseen by a small paid staff and a committed, hands-on Board.
Slides from a featured workshop during the 2013 AAO Conference delivered by expert evaluator, Dr. Stephanie D. H. Evergreen. The data collection strategies offered here result from common challenges/prompts submitted by three AAO member organizations: Learning by Design: MA (K-12 Design Education), Boston by Foot (Tours), and BSA Space (Exhibitions and Public Programs). Useful tips to benefit architectural organization of all sizes and programming complexity.
Powerpint presentation on how to create and operate a center for architecture. (From the 2012 AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference.)
Sarah Herda delivers "Meet and Greet with Funders" presentation at 2010 AAO Conference.
Rick Bell's Pre-Conference Bootcamp Presentation from 2010 Conference