March Lunch with NEMA


WHEN:  Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Noon - 1 pm

WHAT: How to be a Sense of Place Sleuth: Creating Engaging Visitor Experiences
WHO:  Erica Wheeler, Museum Consultant
FORMAT: Web Conference

Museum consultant Erica Wheeler will lead a discussion on creating engaging visitor experiences.The following topics will be discussed:
  • Techniques to view your resources through a sense of place lens, to make your site more relevant, more meaningful and engaging for visitors.
  • Tools for creating well balanced programs and avoiding the “information firehose."
  • Ideas for generating fresh programs and new narratives.
  • Practices you can use with visitors right away.
  • Examples for urban, historic and natural settings.
 

Erica Wheeler is an engaging speaker, educator and sense-of-place advocate, as well as an award-winning singer/songwriter and TEDx speaker. Combining her background in natural history and passion for cultural history, plus her career as a performing artist, her programs are educational, interpretive and entertaining. Erica offers public programs and professional development trainings, and has 30 years of experience working with the sense-of-place concept, and has worked with national parks, state parks, museums and learning centers across the country. More info at http://www.ericawheeler.com

 
 Download the Powerpoint Presentation

 
Links:

Slide 15: Electric Paris http://clarkart.edu/exhibitions/electricparis/content/exhibition.cfm

Slide 24: http://ericawheeler.com/index.php?page=about&family=services&category=Youth_Leadership&display=1221

Slide 25: http://ericawheeler.com/index.php?page=video&category=04--Music&display=313

Slide 28: http://www.theviviennefiles.com/p/start-with-art.html 

Slide 35: Book references:
Native Science. Gregory Cajate (Tewa Indian from Santa Clara Pueblo)  )
Paul Rezendes, Tracking and the Art of Seeing

Slide 37: Peter Kageyama, For the Love of Cities

Slide 39: http://www.ericawheeler.com
Free Ebook http://ericawheeler.com/index.php?page=signup
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/erica.wheeler.773?ref=profile