Opening Up Museums

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A talk given at the Nobel Peace Center on Monday, November 5, 2012 about how we transformed the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History through participatory practice.

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  • create things\n
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  • opportunities for visitors to help us remake the museum, literally creating a place that is community-owned and reflective of our unique history and art.\n
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  • and introduced our monthly 3rd Friday themed festivals, which connect people to poetry\n
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  • The response this year has been incredible.\n
  • The response this year has been incredible.\n
  • The response this year has been incredible.\n
  • The response this year has been incredible.\n
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  • They are exploring art and history in new ways.\n
  • I care about the experiments, but most of all, I care about this community.\n
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  • creating spaces for hands-on experiences and connections between visitors, using the museum as a true gathering place for the diverse members of our community.\n
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  • Opening Up Museums

    1. 1. OPENING UPTHE MUSEUMNina Simon/ Santa Cruz Museum of Art & HistorySLIDES/ BIT.LY/OPENMUSEOPINIONS/ @NINAKSIMON
    2. 2. Hi.My name is Nina,and I want tochange museums.
    3. 3. photo by muckster on Flickr
    4. 4. photo by underdutchskies on Flickr
    5. 5. photo by geemo88 on Flickr
    6. 6. I know many art museumworkers would recoil in horror atthe idea of being inundated bySunday painters.
    7. 7. $
    8. 8. What happensin that building? $
    9. 9. What happens in that building? $THIS IS TREMENDOUSLY EXCITING.
    10. 10. OPENING 1:community asCO-CREATOR
    11. 11. “The percentage of ‘unrelated’ responsesdecreased from 58% (white cards) to 40% (bluecards), and ‘specific’ responses nearly doubled,from 28% (white) to 50% (blue).” http://www.participatorymuseum.org/ref3-16/
    12. 12. even though wehave seenfamous exhibitsfrom picasso tomonet-this isthe first exhibit
    13. 13. 2010-2011 visitors busiest day cash40000" 3000" $350,000#35000" $300,000# 2500"30000" $250,000# 2000"25000" $200,000#20000" 1500" $150,000#15000" 1000" $100,000#10000" 500" 5000" $50,000# 0" 0" $0# 2010(2011" 2011(2012" 20102011" 20112012" June#2011# June#2012#
    14. 14. 2010-2011 2011-2012 visitors busiest day cash40000" 3000" $350,000#35000" $300,000# 2500"30000" $250,000# 2000"25000" $200,000#20000" 1500" $150,000#15000" 1000" $100,000#10000" 500" 5000" $50,000# 0" 0" $0# 2010(2011" 2011(2012" 20102011" 20112012" June#2011# June#2012#
    15. 15. OPENING 2:artifacts associal objects
    16. 16. photo by DG Jones on Flickr
    17. 17. Science Museum of Minnesota Photo by Terry Gydesen
    18. 18. photo by mattwi1s0n on Flickr
    19. 19. OPENING 3:MUSEUMS that matter
    20. 20. yourSLIDES/ BIT.LY/OPENMUSEOPINIONS/ @NINAKSIMON turn

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