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About our webinars

A new module will be introduced each month with an introductory session or technical training workshop offered each week. All sessions will be broadcast live with an opportunity for attendees to ask questions in real time. Session recordings and transcripts will be available in each module after a live event. All webinars are shown on the Watch Live page on this website! 

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Our first ten live learning modules will be focused on digital media and technology topics. Each module will feature an introductory session by museum professionals to connect topics to real-world museums with real-world budgets, followed by three technical training workshops taught by subject-matter experts and tailored to varying levels of experience (beginner to advanced). 

Webinars Coming Up Next

Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

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Technical Workshop 2: Live/Streamed Program Accessibility
April 22, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Intermediate Level
Presenters: Sina Bahram, 
Ana Chiaretta Lavatelli, and Corey Timpson, Prime Access Consulting

Description: The second workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will focus on the ways that small museums can ensure that live-streamed and video programming are accessible to and inclusive of individuals of all abilities. Instructors will address the pros and cons of different video platforms and how to incorporate live captioning, American Sign Language (ASL), image descriptions, and other services.  

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on April 21st.
*Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live).

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Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

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Technical Workshop 3: Accessibility in Digital Collections
April 29, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Advanced Level
Presenters: Sina Bahram and Corey Timpson, Prime Access Consulting

Description: The final workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will focus on digital collections. From the time an object is acquired, cataloged, entered in the database, to when and how it is published online, there are many opportunities to ensure that collections are accessible and encourage exploration and participation by all.

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on April 28th.
*Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live).

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Live Streaming

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Session 1: Get Inspired
May 6, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Beginner Level, Peer-to-peer introductory session
Presenters: Ross Stanton Jordan, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (left), and Kristi McMillan, Asheville Art Museum

Description: Seeking inspiration to tackle a live streamed event or virtual tour? Join this introductory session to hear from museum staff who successfully developed live virtual programs, tours, and events with small budgets and basic technology tools. Presenters will discuss virtual tours and live-streamed, collaborative community events with focus on project details including creative partnerships, intended audiences, translating physical into virtual experiences and the life cycle of virtual events.

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on May 5th.
*Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live).

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Live Streaming

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Technical Workshop 1: Intro to Live Streaming
May 13, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Beginner Level
Presenter: David London, The Peale Center

Description: The first workshop in Module 2: Live Streaming will focus on tools, technologies, and tips for one-way live streamed broadcasts and will lay the groundwork for more complicated streaming needs and audience interaction. During this workshop, learn about available tools and technologies available for live broadcasts involving presenters and simple, pre-recorded content and how to get started. 

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on May 12th.
*Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live).

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Live Streaming

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Technical Workshop 2: Audience Participation in Live Streamed Programs
May 20, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Intermediate Level
Presenter: Alex Freeman, Texas Association of Museums

Description: The second workshop in Module 2 will address technologies and tools that enhance audience participation and interaction in live streamed programming. Learn more about when and how live stream features such as chats and breakout rooms can be used alone or in combination with other available online tools to provide a participatory virtual experience. 

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on May 19th.
Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live ).

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Live Streaming

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Technical Workshop 3: Live Streaming with Multi-Source Content
May 27, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Advanced Level
Presenter: David London, The Peale Center

Description: This workshop will be a deep dive into streaming virtual tours and events using multi-source content. Learn tools to manage multi-layered presentations using live production studio software to combine pre-recorded media and live presenters, including sign language interpreters. 

Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on May 26th.
Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live).

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