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Transforming Organizations through Audience Participation - http://namac.org/node/26159
Nina Simon, known for her popular blog Museum 2.0, has been acclaimed for her visionary approach to engaging the public in cultural institutions to make them more dynamic, relevant, essential places. Last year, Ms. Simon took on the task of turning around a cultural institution that was floundering financially, testing out her community-centered approach with the aim of creating a dynamic new future for the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz. By taking risks and engaging audiences and donors in new ways, the Museum has experienced a dramatic financial and programmatic turnaround.   Find out what Nina Simon learned and how you can apply participatory design principles to engage your organization’s constituents more authentically, take risks with confidence, and cultivate deeper investment in your mission and success. 58:51 minutes (20.23 MB) read more - NAMAC