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The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Part Ex-Con, Part Farmer, Part Queen

Museum 2.0

For the last time this summer, I'm sharing a chapter from my new book The Art of Relevance to celebrate its release. FoodWhat's staff and teens have taught me a lot about what it really means to be relevant to people who are often overlooked or ignored. FoodWhat empowers teens to change their lives through farming and food justice. Doron doesn’t work with A students or B students. It’s not a lot, but still, money is a huge motivator for these teens.

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Come Work With Us at MAH as School Programs Coordinator

Museum 2.0

We are hiring for a School Programs Coordinator to wrangle the 3,500+ students and their teachers who come to the museum every year for a tour and hands-on experience in our art and history exhibitions. School programs fall within this landscape, and our goal is not to see them as completely separate from the other work we do with youth—Kid Happy Hour, family festivals, teen program—but on a continuum. Museum of Art and History Quick Hits professional development

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Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Anne Kotleba

ASU Lodestar Center

She joins us just in time to start a new school year and meet a new group of wonderful nonprofit students! When they leave here, I want my students to continue to question, learn, teach, and continue to use their education to change the world. I have a background in community arts, using the arts to creatively think about the spaces and people around us. All of the feedback that we got was that they wanted to see long-term investment for young people around the arts.

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17 Ways We Made our Exhibition Participatory

Museum 2.0

It made me think in ways that I haven't before about the relation of art--as expressive culture--to democracy. Helene Moglen, professor of literature, UCSC After a year of tinkering, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History is now showing an exhibition, All You Need is Love , that embodies our new direction as an institution. We invited a private art school to fill a very public wall with paintings made by students in response to the question, "How would you depict love?"

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Temple Contemporary and the Puzzle of Sharing Powerful Processes

Museum 2.0

The chairs were cast-off art, reclaimed as art, available for people to take off the hooks and use. What kind of an art institution is this? It encourages process-driven performances and art projects. It takes the kind of risks that a university art gallery should take. It opens up new conversations about the work of art in our communities. One of TUPAC's current questions is about the state of art education. Some students folding clothes.

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

Legacy of Hope Austin is a Texas-based arts charity that's created the 2dance2dream program , providing a way for children with special needs to express themselves through movement and music. The Kosch-Westerman Foundation connects terminally ill children to their classrooms through technology. New Heights also uses Citrix GoToMeeting from TechSoup to connect teachers and tutors with students.

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What's a Virtual Visitor Worth?

Museum 2.0

Outreach Let’s say you run your museum's education department, and you have two vans that go out to schools to do in-classroom programs exposing students to museum content. How important is it that some of the students at participating schools gain heightened awareness of the museum and physically show up one day? Some museums only engage with students who show up at the museum. $5.33. 40.21. 12.74. Every museum has a number for its operating cost per visitor.

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