The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of workforce development, community service, and conservation. Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. Council on Foundations / Miami, FL / $1,199.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum / Miami, FL / $945. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

Meditations on Relevance, Part 2: Content vs. Form

Museum 2.0

Consider the experiments at the New World Symphony in Miami, where they are performing classical orchestral music for outdoor "wallcasts" that include projections and visual content. Buckley, the conservative political commentator, said: “Modern formulations are necessary even in defense of very ancient truths. In pop culture-land, relevance is all about now. Who's hot. What's trending. If people on the street are talking about X, the museum should be talking about X too.

Is it OK to Smash That? The Complications of Living Art Museums

Museum 2.0

I thought about all of this when reading about the recent incident at the Perez Art Museum Miami, where artist Maximo Carminero smashed a vase by Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei in an unauthorized act of visitor participation. Art museums have often been criticized by some for being mausoleums for art, with conservators serving as unctuous morticians. Every day for the past two months, a man has entered the largest gallery in my museum. He takes a crowbar out of a Swiss Army backpack.

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The Next Generation of Major Donors to Museums: Interview with David Gelles

Museum 2.0

In the last five years, I’ve moved from Berkeley to Miami to SF to NY. They need to do what they have evolved to do—maintain an ever-expanding collection, much of which isn’t on display and needs to be storied, insured, conserved, plus doing their own curating to be programmatically relevant, displaying outside exhibits, and then of course trying to do public programming that gets through the door people who might not want to stare at beautiful little objects like I do.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Miami: 4,000 potential members. Austin, Texas: Miradi: A Flexible Approach to Program Planning for Conservation and Beyond. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities. So if you're looking to build your skills and find your fellow accidental techies, there's probably a group near you!