Resources

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Changing Audiences (2019 Design Matters Conference)

This session outlines the growing expectations placed on our cultural organizations, and discusses specific opportunities and best practices for AAO members.

Organization: 
Sara Zewde, Studio Zewde; Kim Dowdell, NOMA
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:40am

Member Shorts: Take This Idea! (2019 Design Matters Conference)

A curated selection of rapid talks from AAO members on fundraising, strategic planning, program development, and identifying local partners to champion your organization.

Organization: 
Ashley Andrykovitch, Fallingwater; Mary-Margaret Zindren, AIA Minnesota; Cathi Schar, University of Hawai’i Community Design Center; Angela Kyle, PlayBuild NOLA and Kenneth Schwartz, Tulane University
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:37am

Catalyzing Activism: A Conversation with Chicago Architecture Biennial Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu (2019 Design Matters Conference)

Curator Yesomi Umolu provides us with an inside look at the process of delivering a Biennial fit for public dialogue and the insights she learned about communicating architecture.

Organization: 
Yesomi Umolu, 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial Artistic Director; Zoë Ryan (moderator), The Art Institute of Chicago
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:35am

Meet the New Boss (2019 Design Matters Conference)

In this session we join in conversation with a few recently appointed directors, and learn what new visions they bring to their jobs.

Organization: 
Stephanie Whitlock, Architectural Heritage Center; Jia Yi Gu, Materials & Applications; Ben Prosky (moderator), AIA New York/Center for Architecture
Category: 
Other
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:33am

Looking Forward/Looking Back (2019 Design Matters Conference)

This session examines how public engagement and community design have evolved over the past ten years and discusses what is needed to keep us growing into the future.

Organization: 
Emmanuel Pratt, Sweet Water Foundation; Damon Rich, Hector Design Service; Sarah Herda (moderator), Graham Foundation
Category: 
Other
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:32am

(Re)Designing Los Angeles (2018 Design Matters Conference)

This presentation will address both the need for concrete strategies to make our cities more equitable as well as the power architecture organizations hold in raising public confidence in that mission.

Organization: 
Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer, City of Los Angeles
Category: 
Other
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 29, 2018 - 2:05pm

CEO Exchange: Traveling Exhibitions (2018 Design Matters Conference)

A discussion of the merits and practical challenges in marketing, producing, and exchanging travelling exhibitions across the AAO Network.

Organization: 
Ben Prosky, AIANY and Center for Architecture
Category: 
Exhibitions
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 27, 2018 - 12:55pm

Communicating Your Organization’s Mission on Instagram (2018 Design Matters Conference)

In this session, on-the-ground strategies were discussed for raising your number of followers and ensuring every post expresses something fundamental about your organization and ways your audience can further your organization's mission.

Organization: 
Krista Nightengale, Better Block
Category: 
Other
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 27, 2018 - 12:44pm

Facilitating Community Conversations (2018 Design Matters Conference)

This session explored what training has been put in place at the National Building Musuem to support museum educators in facilitating conversations about equity and inclusion with local youth.

Organization: 
Caitlin Miller, National Building Museum
Category: 
Design Education
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 27, 2018 - 12:42pm

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