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American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2014 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo



Seattle, WA

NISE Network Happy Hour:

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) invites partners to gather informally for happy hour. Both old and new partners welcome!  No need to RSVP, just stop by.

  • Date & Time: 

Monday, May 19th,  2014, 5pm-7pm

  • Location:    

McMenamins Six Arms
300 E. Pike St. Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 223-1698


Professional Development Sessions:

The NISE Network is planning to participate in several sessions at AAM.

  • Building an Institutional Culture of Evaluation and Learning
    Organizational Planning and Evaluation
    Wednesday, May 21  10:15-11:30 a.m.    
    Washington State Convention Center
    To remain viable and relevant, museums can no longer afford to carry on with business as usual. In this session, participants will contribute to a discussion about how to help our organizations thrive by fostering cultures of evaluation and learning within our institutions and across the field.
    Presenter: Christine Reich, Museum of Science; Sarah Cohn, Science Museum of Minnesota; Brooke Rosenblatt, The Phillips Collection; Scott Pattison, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • Innovation Through Creation: IMTAL Museum Theatre Showcase
    Education and Interpretation
    Monday, May 19  1:45-3 p.m.    
    Washington State Convention Center
    This session will feature live performances from a number of different museums and will provide attendees with the tools to create and implement these types of innovative programs in their own institutions.
    Presenter: Elizabeth Pickard, Missouri Historical Society and Museum; Catherine Chiappa, Monterey Bay Aquarium; Heather Barnes, Museum of Science & Industry; Douglas Coler, Discovery Place; Stephanie Long, Science Museum of Minnesota

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