2004 AAMG Annual Conference

Building Networks – Sharing Resources: models for innovation.

Saturday May 8, 2004
Hosted by
The Newcomb Art Gallery
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Conference Agenda

8:00 a.m.
Get on Bus at Convention Center Hall H loading ar

8:15 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast at the Newcomb Art Gallery

8:45 am
Welcoming presentations
Lisa Hanover, President, ACUMG
Scott Cowen, President, Tulane University
Erik Neil, Director, The Newcomb Art Gallery
Stefan Sommer, Vice President, ACUMG

9:00 am
“From Collaboration to Convergence: Building Value for Communities of Learners”
Robert Martin – Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services

9:40 am
“Unicorn at the Table: Collaboration as Learning.”
Kristine Morrissey – Chair, Museum Studies, Michigan State University

10:20 am

10:40 am
“E-collaboration: Building Communities without Walls.”
Angela Spinazzè – Consultant and Independent Researcher, ATSPIN Consulting, Chicago, IL

11:20 am
“Community Curation: Objects to Flavor a Sense of Place.”
Wanda Chin – Director of Exhibition and Design,
University of Alaska Museum and President, Western Museums Association

12:00 pm
Lunch by “Tasteful Events”

Session 1

1:15 pm
“Ramesses I – Collaborating on the Search for the Lost Pharaoh.”
Bonnie Speed – Director, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

2:00 pm
“The University as MICROCOSM: the material economy of knowledge.”
Mark Meadow – Professor, History of Art & Architecture, UC Santa Barbara and Research Fellow, Getty Research Institute

2:45 pm
“Alice’s Wonderland: A Museum-University Research Collaboration.”
Jenni Martin – Director of Education, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

Session 2

1:15 pm
“Why Travel an Exhibit? – Thoughts on the Benefits (and Challenges).”
Dan Mills – Director, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University

2:00 pm
“On the Road Again: Developing & Managing Traveling Exhibitions”
“Seven Secrets to Successful Exhibition Sharing.”
Jean Allman Gilmore – Registrar, Brandywine Museum and co-author, “On the Road Again: Developing & Managing Traveling Exhibitions”

2:45 pm
“A Case for Being “AWAKE”: Buddhism, Collaboration, & Museum Practice.”
Marla Berns – Director, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History

3:30 pm

3:45 pm
“Working Together to Get Ahead” – a Panel and Community Discussion:
Jean Allman Gilmore, Marla Berns, Wanda Chin, Jenni Martin, Robert Martin, Dan Mills, Kristine Morrissey, Bruce Robertson, Bonnie Speed, and Angela Spinazzè.

4:30 pm
Reception at the Newcomb Art Gallery

6:00 pm
Buses return to the Convention Center – Farewell ’till next year!

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