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Towards a New Mainstream: A Report on a CFM Webcast

Towards a New Mainstream? was a well-attended face-to-face and interactive webcast lecture by Gregory Rodriguez that explored demographic change in the Americas, cultural transformation and the future of museums. In this post-event blog, one participant shares the experience. It was produced by the AAM Center for the Future of Museums in association with sponsor LearningTimes.
"Towards a New Mainstream?" was a lecture by Gregory Rodriguez that explored demographic change in the Americas, cultural transformation and the future of museums. In addition to the video presentation of the lecture (recorded before a live audience on Dec. 9 at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.) the webcast included an overview of the demographic trends sweeping the nation in the coming decades; a live online question and answer session with Gregory; a panel discussion with Cecilia Garibay, principal of the Garibay Group, Lisa Lee, director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and Tammie Kahn, executive director of the Children's Museum of Houston; and moderated chat rooms. 

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Read more about by the experience through the eyes of Allyson Lazar in her blog entry about the event. Excerpt:

"This past Wednesday, the Center for the Future of Museums hosted a lecture/webcast entitled, “Towards a New Mainstream,” sponsored in part by LearningTimes and, thanks to an anonymous donor, registration was free to all! For those who have not yet participated in a webcast, here’s how this one worked ... "

SEE THE ACTUAL WEBCAST:
The interactive webcast archive is available for on-demand view at the LearningTimes website.


January 29, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

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