Members+ Amon Carter Museum of American Art *+ Botanical Research Institute of Texas *+ Fort Worth Botanical Gardens *+ Fort Worth Modern Art Museum *+ Fort Worth Museum of Science and History *+ Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge+ Fort Worth Library+ Fort Worth Zoo *+ Intl Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame+ Kimbell Art Museum *
+ Monnig Meteorite Gallery @ Texas ChristianUniversity *+ National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and HOF(formerly Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame)+ National Archives and Records Administration+ National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame *+ Real School Gardens+ River Legacy Living Science Center *+ Sid Richardson Museum *+ Texas Civil War Museum+ University of North Texas Health Science CenterLibrary+ Western Currency Facility (The Mint) *+ University of Texas at Arlington Library* Charter Member
What topics would you like to see covered in IEFWmeetings? 2005+ Collaborative Programming Among IEFWMembers (4) + Incorporating Inquiry into the Visitor Experience+ Tips for working with Pre-K, + Obtaining, retaining and training volunteers (2) + Effective evaluation (3)+ Distance learning + Science informal education + Interpretation! This would include establishedapproaches, as well as current research/trends;focus on approaches related to specific audiences+ visitor guides (as in written materials)
Discussion topics in 2012-2013+ Storytelling and programming + Social media success stories + Communication and collaborationwith your staff + Presentation topics + Meeting our Dallas neighbors
Amon Carter Museum Collaborationswith IETC Organizations+ Project Eagle: training for FWISD social studiesand US history teachers. Worked in partnershipwith the National Archives.+ Palo Pinto Project: supporting program for theannual book project with every school in PaloPinto County. Worked in partnership with the FortWorth Nature Center and Refuge.+ Worth Reading: Program partner for 2014Worth Reading program from the Fort WorthPublic Library
How does IEDC differ from IETC? IEDC is modeled on IETC, so the basic mission isthe same: networking and learning from oneanother. We appreciate the chance to meet bi-annually with our Tarrant County colleagues! IEDC members do not have to have formalcollections (e.g. Dallas Theater Center) IEDC doesn’t yet have a Day in the District, butplans are underway IEDC’s meeting times factor in happy hour….