Peter Exley leads us on a few of his favorite engagement exercises for investigating design challenges together with young students.
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In this session, we discuss the beautiful and surprising challenges of interpreting architecture for the visually impaired, as well as many mistaken assumptions we had in welcoming these visitors.
When the iconic Fallingwater residence was converted to a museum in 1963, Edgar Kaufmann jr. [sic] was enjoying professional success as Curator of Industrial Design at MoMA. Rather than presenting Fallingwater as a traditional house museum employing passive passive forms of interpretation rich in biographical and historical information, Kaufmann jr. preferred the house to be considered as an aesthetic object with an overall goal of helping visitors to gain an understanding of design that is in harmony with nature.
The National Building Museum’s Teen Council, a leadership and ambassador program for young adults, is an important avenue for welcoming in diverse perspectives and voices.
A pair of case studies from AAO members looks at the formidable challenges connected to partnership development, and establishing terms favorable to your own organization.
In this case study, we hear how the Open House Chicago team used Airtable to create a streamlined database entirely customized to support the project’s established workflow and data management needs.
Through this case study, participants will discover some useful approaches that can help new and emerging non-profits enter into the fundraising game by using readily-available resources geared toward long-term success with prospective donors.
Cynthia Roubik provides a brief overview of the broader context for the both rapid development and the preservation efforts taking place in the West Loop neighborhood.
This session unpacks a strategy for uniting disparate cultural organizations, spurring them to action, and sharing data and guidance about climate messaging strategies that cut through to general audiences.
This session outlines the growing expectations placed on our cultural organizations, and discusses specific opportunities and best practices for AAO members.