AAM Annual Meeting 2012: Minneapolis, MN
April 29 - May 2, 2012
Long time IMTAL member, the Science Museum of Minnesota in St Paul, MN
For those of you attending the AAM Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, we hope you’ll join us at the following events!
IMTAL Board Meeting
Sunday, April 29, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The IMTAL Board meeting held at AAM is open to any current IMTAL member that is interested in attending. For information (and to let us know if you're planning to attend) please contact Jillian Finkle, President "at" IMTAL "dot" org.
Public Speaking Workshops
Monday, April 30, 7:45AM
Tuesday, May 1, 7:45AM
IMTAL offers public speaking workshops for presenters at AAM. Whether or not you have a session this year, this workshop will refresh your skills. If you’re up early, join us!
EdCom Marketplace of Ideas
Monday, April 30, 3:30PM–5:00PM
IMTAL is hosting a booth at EdCom's Marketplace of Ideas to spread the word about museum theatre. Stop by and say hello, learn about current programs, and find out how you can get more involved. Volunteers to work at the booth are always needed! If interested, please contact IMTAL Board Member at Large for Events, Cat Chiappa at: cchiappa "at" mbayaq "dot" org.
IMTAL Member Session: Museum Mixology: The Creative Community Cocktail
Monday, April 30, 9:00 AM-10:15 AM
Enjoy a sparkling conversation with museum professionals and artists about combining great museum ingredients (artifacts, content, broad audiences and impressive spaces) with an artist’s innovative and emotive presentation techniques. First you'll enjoy four museum/artist collaborations; then you’ll play mixologist, blending museum content with creative formats to generate unexpected event concepts.
Stephanie Long, Science Museum of Minnesota
Wendy Jones, Minnesota History Museum
IMTAL Member Session: Explore Live Museum Shows (Science Museum of Minnesota)
Tuesday, May 1, 10:00 AM - 11:00 am
Tuesday, May 1, 12:15PM-1:45PM
Meet the IMTAL Board and network with other members while enjoying a delicious lunch! We will present the IMTY Award and discuss current topics of interest to the museum theatre community.
(Ticket required, purchase through AAM during registration.)
IMTAL Museum Theatre Showcase Session
Tuesday, May 1, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
The annual Museum Theatre Showcase has finally moved out of the Expo and into a session room where performances can be clearly presented, explained, and discussed.
Member Session: Using the Performing Arts to Create Community in Museums
Wednesday, May 2, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Chaired by: Jillian Finkle, IMTAL President, Washington, DC
Nora Berger-Green, Director of Theatre Programs, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
Simone Mortan, Manager of Guide Programs, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
Stephanie Long, Manager of Public Programs, Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN