December 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Co-producing the Museum & What do we think we are Doing?

Over at desgriffindotcom I have posted a note drawing attention to an article by Jim Richardson "A communications revolution – Coproducing the museum" on the Museum Marketing website. I also mention “Radical Hope”: Noel Pearson’s essay on education and Indigenous Australians and a response I have made to that.

I close with some… Continue

Added by Des Griffin on December 22, 2009 at 16:26 — No Comments

Schools and Cultural Institutions - What Teachers Want!

I recently read Sally Gissing's great blog titled 'Museums and Schools - Mutualism in the Cultural Realm'. To augment this I have written an article entitled 'Schools and Cultural Institutions - What Teachers Want!'. Written from the teacher's perspective I have tried to highlight what teachers look for when they are considering a visit to a cultural institution such as a museum. The piece can be found on my web page… Continue

Added by Catherine Gordon on December 20, 2009 at 19:08 — 4 Comments

Global Climate Change and Museum Advocacy

I have posted a short piece over at my site on Global Climate Change with a link to an important document by Brett Parris of World Vision Australia. I conclude by asking "What will your museum do?" I have cross posted this at Museum 3.0.

Added by Des Griffin on December 10, 2009 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Googled - Book Review in NYTimes!

Ken Auletta's new book, GOOGLED: The End of the World as We Know It was recently reviewed in the New York Times.

Auletta is well known for his 'Annals of Communications' column for The New Yorker magazine and in this book, it would seem that he has been able to situate Google’s rise in the context… Continue

Added by Angelina Russo on December 9, 2009 at 14:30 — No Comments

Museums and Schools

A link through to a blog post by Sally Gissing from Wagga Wagga Museum all about the mutual benefits of schools and museums working together.

well worth a read.

Added by MA Education National Network on December 4, 2009 at 12:58 — 1 Comment

Now and Then - community wiki with great participation!

I'm here in Adelaide at the Collections Australia Network event 'Allsorts Online: : the collecting sector, academia, the arts and the media

First speaker for the day, Darren Peacock. Darren is discussing the opportunites of web 2.0 and using the "Now and Then" project to illustrate some of these.

The crux of this wiki… Continue

Added by Angelina Russo on December 1, 2009 at 8:57 — No Comments

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