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Hey Nonprofits: Here Comes Gen Z Donors

Beth Kanter

These potential donors are teens (and pre-teens) with a passion for social change and who grew up not knowing what it was like to not to have a cell phone or be connected to Facebook. ” They are also known as “ Qwerty Monsters ” who send hundreds of text messages a day and don’t even like to use their phone for calls (and with two teens in my house, I can attest this is true). But it is more than the technology, it is also their passion to do good in the world.

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Come Work With Us at MAH as School Programs Coordinator

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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. I know, I know.

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Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good


” Presented by filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, SOS_Slaves aims to raise trafficking awareness in teens while empowering them with the tools to take responsibility and speak out against this issue. Ludwig is a game aimed at educators and students alike. Since most educational games struggle to find logical ways to be integrated into a classroom, Ovos took a different approach by creating a game based solely on curriculum-based material.

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17 Ways We Made our Exhibition Participatory

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The exhibition is far from perfect, but it's a big step towards reflecting the "thriving, central gathering place" of our strategic vision. 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?" This gallery has always been tough for exhibitions--it serves as a pass-through to the classroom, and during evening events, people pour through it on their way to and from classroom activities.

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What's a Virtual Visitor Worth?

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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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