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Come Work With Us at MAH as School Programs Coordinator

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But this job is really important to the future of our museum, and I’m hoping that you or someone you know might be a great fit for it. 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. We see this job as a starting point for someone who is cheerfully obsessed with the future of museum education. I know, I know.

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Temple Contemporary and the Puzzle of Sharing Powerful Processes

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Every other year, they convene TUPAC, a group of 35 outside advisors, including teens, college students, Temple University professors, artists, philanthropists, and community leaders. For example, right now, Temple Contemporary's offices are packed floor to ceiling with broken musical instruments from classrooms across the city of Philadelphia. Some students folding clothes. design participatory museum

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17 Ways We Made our Exhibition Participatory

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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 museum members and a few community members/organizations to create small exhibition components about unique love experiences with family, friends, teammates, romantic partners, and pets. We see it as a long-term investment for the museum.

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

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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. Today, there are thirty kids fidgeting in a classroom, talking to their friends, messing with their phones. It’s not a lot, but still, money is a huge motivator for these teens.

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What's a Virtual Visitor Worth?

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Every museum has a number for its operating cost per visitor. Most museums don't strategically set this number--too many operating costs are fixed by building needs--but they can use it to assess how expensive each visitor interaction is and evaluate the efficacy of programs. Many museums are trying to think strategically about how to maximize value online in serving visitors. Many museums run outreach programs at a variety of levels of local to global reach. $5.33.

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