Ancient Greece 2.0: Arts Participation before the Industrial Age

Museum 2.0

Conner posits that it was only in the last hundred years that the passive audience was "constructed" via a confluence of cultural, economic, and technological changes. From Conner's perspective, this construction has led us to a bifurcated cultural landscape, in which people seek out active audience experiences outside of the fine arts structure because the passive audience experience is not as satisfying or enjoyable as the alternatives.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

A: There is a relaxed and flexible work culture here that can be tough to find in D.C. A: My roommate and I are going on a backpacking trip through Greece next week! At EveryAction we’re on a mission to provide nonprofits with best-in-class fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools, but we like to think that we’re a pretty fun place to work, too.

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The Best Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns of 2017

Traitify

Volunteers interviewed nine Syrian refugees who crossed the Mediterranean to Greece about their lives before they left Syria. Each of their stories was then illustrated on used life jackets, taken from the beaches of Greece where refugees arrive. The campaign not only helped the nonprofit spread a message of unbiased love to people of all cultures, but it honed in on a specific part of the sports culture and reframed it in a way that helped further their mission.

Changing the World: TechSoup's Newest Global Partner

Tech Soup Blog

Serving as a geographical and cultural bridge between Europe and the Middle East, Turkey is a country that shares borders with both Syria and Iraq (not to mention another six * countries). In addition to Syria and Iraq, these are Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, and the Azerbaijani exclave: Nakhchivan. (If Are you sitting down?! We've got some exciting news.

Who Am I? Internal vs. External Role-Playing in Museums

Museum 2.0

Recently I've been looking at ways cultural institutions invite people to self-identify relative to the visit experience. Having your own profile relative to an exhibition can help you find a way "in" to the experience via your own interests. It can also provide a memorable way to connect with other individuals--people you portray--affected by the historical time period on display.