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Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
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Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Episodes

Conversation in the Light

2/24/2017
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This week I talk with Orna Cohen, an exhibit designer, about the factors that have contributed to the success of her groundbreaking exhibition “Dialogue in the Dark.”

Duration:00:56:51

Museums of Impact

2/17/2017
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Monica Montgomery and I will talk about her current projects and her consulting practice that helps museums address their diversity issues.

Duration:00:56:29

A Conversation with Dean Krimmel

2/10/2017
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Dean and I will be talking about the Small Museum Association in anticipation of their upcoming annual conference and get a preview of Dean’s session about interpreting slavery.

Duration:00:57:24

House of Lost Worlds

2/3/2017
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Richard Conniff will be my guest this week to discuss his recent book “House of Lost Worlds.

Duration:00:57:01

Dealing with Privilege

1/27/2017
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There is no argument that many museums were founded by privileged elites who were driven by a variety of motives.

Duration:00:57:21

Digital Architecture

1/20/2017
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Join me this week for a fun and fact-filled discussion with Matthew Tarr, Director of Digital Architecture at the American Museum of Natural History.

Duration:00:55:01

The Arab American National Museum

1/13/2017
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I am pleased to be talking with Devon Akmon, director of the Arab American National Museum about the importance of building community and the challenges of addressing the needs of both a national and local audience.

Duration:00:55:13

Meet Liz Neely

1/6/2017
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As the Senior Director of Integrated Content at the American Alliance of Museums and former president of MCN, Liz Neely has a lot to say about how digital technologies are changing the way museums create and maintain their communities. Listen to this great discussion.

Duration:00:55:32

Encore: Digital Dilemmas

12/30/2016
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Are museums embarking on a never-ending technology arms race? Must museums implement cutting-edge technologies to remain relevant to our audiences?

Duration:00:56:33

Museum Sound Design

12/23/2016
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As part of our technical series, this week I will be talking with Steve Haas acoustical designer and president of SH Acoustics.

Duration:00:56:26

Location-Aware Mobile Apps

12/16/2016
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Sometimes I worry that mobile apps are just the next “shiny thing” in the museum tech landscape: Here today and gone tomorrow.

Duration:00:57:43

Digital Leadership

12/9/2016
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Nik Honeysett returns to this show this week to give us an update on the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and his perspectives on technology-inspired transformations that are occurring across the museum sector.

Duration:00:57:02

Everything Digital

12/2/2016
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Are we there yet? Join me this week for a fabulous conversation with Carolyn Royston, Director of Digital at the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum, Boston.

Duration:00:57:40

Fall Conference Review

11/18/2016
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Carol will share her observations from the Museum Computer Network and MuseumNext conferences.

Duration:00:56:33

Encore: Imagining America

11/11/2016
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Imagining America is an organization of publicly engaged artists, designers, scholars and community activists dedicated to the democratic transformation of higher education and civic life.

Duration:00:57:33

On Light

11/4/2016
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Lighting is often the first item to be cut from an exhibition budget, if it was even considered in the first place. But lighting is an essential part of the exhibition experience.

Duration:00:55:37

On Diversity

10/28/2016
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What can the business community teach the cultural sector about diversity?

Duration:00:58:34

Encore: Joy and Justice

10/21/2016
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Much has been written lately about how museums can become more involved in social justice issues. In fact, the 2015 annual meeting of the American

Duration:00:57:15

Discussion with Tony Butler

10/14/2016
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From the founding of the Happy Museum Project to the redevelopment of the Silk Mill as Derby’s Museum of Making, Tony Butler will fill us in on his past and present projects.

Duration:00:53:40

Cemetery Programming

10/7/2016
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What do cemeteries and museums have in common? Join the discussion this week as Robin Simonton Executive Director of the Oakwood Cemetery explains the history of cemeteries, their role in community building and the variety of innovative programming that they offer.

Duration:00:58:58