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
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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.
Ross Stanton Jordan
Interim Director/Curatorial Manager
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago, IL
Ross Stanton Jordan is a curator interested in the confluence of politics, history, and visual culture. As Interim Director and Curatorial Manager at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Ross supports the production of exhibitions and programs that connect the social justice issues of the past to the present via collaboration with artists who work with community. He holds dual master’s degrees in art history and arts administration and policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Director of Learning & Engagement
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
A professional art museum educator since 2003, Kristi McMillan joined the Asheville Art Museum’s staff in 2015. In her role as director of learning & engagement, she plans and implements programs for college-age through older adults, including tours, talks, classes, films, performances, travel, and more. She also oversees the learning & engagement team, internship and docent programs, and has particular interests in interpretation, accessibility, collaboration, and technology. She holds an undergraduate degree in art history and French, and a graduate degree in art history, from the University of Virginia.
Sessions and Workshops in Module 2: Live Streaming
Beginner Level: 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.
TEch Workshop 1
Beginner Level: 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.
TEch Workshop 2
Intermediate Level: The second workshop in Module 2 will address technologies and tools that enhance audience participation and interaction in live streamed programming.
Tech Workshop 3
Advanced Level: 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.