EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!
The Fall 2017 issue of our quarterly newsletter, IMTAL Insights, is here and now also accessible to the public!
"How Do We Tell Difficult
Stories in Our Institutions?"
In this issue:
Open Mind, Willing Heart, Listening Ear
By Elizabeth Pickard
Road to Redemption:
Reflections on the Creation and Impact of "Journey to Redemption"
By Antoinette Brennan and Jamar Jones
On Hip-Hop, Identity,
and Disrupting Museum Spaces
By Laura Perez
Photos from the 2017 IMTAL Conference
...and more!NEW! ARTICLES ONLINE:
VIEW THE FULL FALL 2017 ISSUE (PDF)
In addition to the PDF version (above), now you can also link to, comment on, and share articles on social media via the ARTICLES ONLINE section. We encourage you to explore and interact with this new format: leave a comment, start a dialogue, and spread the word about museum theatre!
Navigating the Seas of Change: IMTAL 2017
The 2017 Annual Conference
was a huge success!
Thank you to all of our amazing attendees, as well as Jen Brown of The Engaging Educator and our hosts: Mystic Seaport, Mark Twain House, and Gillette Castle State Park!
Click here for full official conference program.
If you couldn't join us this year, don't fret! Just announced:
Our 2018 IMTAL Global Conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA!
More details to come, hope to see you there!
Notification of T-Mobile Deployment in the 600MHz Band
As of November 1, 2017, T-Mobile USA Inc. has deployed commercial wireless services
in their 600MHz Spectrum blocks in a number of counties across the country.
Note: this may affect your wireless microphone usage
as they are asking that cease all use of spectrum in these channel blocks.
For more information, please consult the following documents.
Non Station Notification Letter FIPS Level Notification for Non Stations
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 600MHzFC@T-Mobile.com
Congratulations to our 2017 Award Winners!
Jon Lipsky Award
for Excellence in Playwriting
Lindsay Genshaft, Jessica Robblee,
Mitch Slevc, and Mike Kasper for their
script, Art Emergency: Code Red!,
at the Denver Art Museum.
Philip Yuris, Park Supervisor at
Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT
for his “undying support of the East Haddam
Stage Company, resident theatre company at
Gillette Castle State Park."
|The winner of the Jon Lipsky Award will have
written the play that most exemplifies standards
of excellence in museum theatre.
|The IMTY Award is given annually to recognize
Senior Management who show outstanding
support for museum theatre programming.
The awards were presented at the IMTAL Luncheon during the
2017 American Alliance of Museums Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Congratulations to Your New Board Members!
Vice President: Todd D. Norris, Children's Museum - Indianapolis, IN
Secretary: Elysia Segal, New York Transit Museum - Brooklyn, NY
Publications Officer: Ilana Gustafson, Natural History Museum - Los Angeles, CA
Membership Officer: Mark Wehlage, Conner Prairie - Fishers, IN
Our thanks to outgoing Publications Officer Judy Fort Brenneman and
Secretary Amber Parham for their dedicated service.