InterActivity 2017 Presentations

Fun is Serious Business

Wednesday, May 3 - Concurrent Session Materials

1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Capital Campaigns: What's Working Currently and What's Not

21st Century Public Squares: Community-Centered Museums and Libraries

Cultural Competence: Lessons in Organizational Change and Inclusion

Where No Researcher Has Gone Before

Knowing Your Visitors Well Is at the Heart of Success

Playwork: A Free Play Revolution for Children's Museums

Designing Maker-Inspired Exhibits for the Youngest Learners

Beyond Books: Stepping into the Story, Children's Books as Muse

Engaging All Learners: Partnerships and Programs to Reach Diverse Audiences

You Can't Say I Can't Play: It's My Turn

2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Moving from Nice to Necessary: Social Justice Work in Children's Museums

Playful Engagement through the Universal Language of Art

Managing Guest Expectations

Playfully Professional: Hiring, Training, and Retaining a Playful Team

Cha-Ching 2.0: Generate Revenue by Hitting the Road

On-the-Spot: Making Something from Nothing

Quick Hits of Marketing Wit

The Accessibility Games

Changing Museum Practice through Research (and Evaluation)

Upping Our Math Game: Outreach, Exhibits, and So Much More

Thursday, May 4 - Concurrent Session Materials

10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Daring Risks: Museums and Visitors Taking Risks

Guiding Your Museum to Greatness through the Museum Assessment Program (MAP)

Responsible Screen Time in Children's Museums

Dia de los Muertos: Collaboration and Community Building

The Empathy Story: Growing Empathy in Exhibits

Bringing Fun to All Families

Early Learning and STEM--Opportunities Ahead!

Getting Serious about the Value of Play in Children's Museums

Shake It Up! Re-Engaging Teachers

Creating Spaces to Foster Creativity and Innovation

2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Using Data to Improve Your Operations

Creating Positive Organizational Culture through Employee Engagement

Children's Play Culture and the Role of Museums in Asia

Teaching Coding in Museums

What Is a Play Faciitator? A Museums Best Asset

Interdisciplinary Learning in Museums: When STEM Becomes STEAM

The 2017 Eclipse: Tools for Engaging Young Scientists

Two Worlds Collide: Education and Development Collaboration for Positive Change

Museums for All: Expanding Access

Signs on Trial

Children's Museums as a Strategy for Children's Rights

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m

Putting the FUN in Funding: Creative and Effective Donor Recognition

Keeping Our Spaces Safe and Secure

Designing Outdoor Areas with Sustainability in Mind

Out-of-School Programs: Successes and Lessons Learned

Kids at Heart: Millennial Engagement in Children's Museums

Creating a Learning Framework: How to Get Started

Ten Easy Ways to Be More LGBTQ Friendly--and Why It Matters

Reimagining School Readiness: Key Findings from Research and Practical Implications

Crowdfunding for Community Partnership

Friday, May 5 - Concurrent Session Materials

Mistakes Were Made

Crisis Communication

Starting Small: Launching a Museum and University Collaboration

The Art of Working Together: Managing an International Collaboration

Playful Inclusion--Fun for All!

Engaging Preschool Teachers in Science Professional Development

Best Program Ever! Tools and Techniques to Creat Great Programs

Mud, Fire, and Tools! Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds and Museums

Making Connections: Facilitating Learning through Making