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