meaning making

The Convivial Museum 2010

BOOK

This book offers reflections about key dimensions of conviviality and the practices that nurture and sustain a spirit of conviviality in our museums.

How Visitors Changed Our Museum:Transforming the Gallery of California Art at the Oakland Museum of California 2010

BOOK

 A compilation of essays about the renovation of the Gallery of California Art at OMCA.

Museum Exhibitions and the Dynamics of Dialogue

ESSAY

Museum exhibitions—as both temples and forums—are the soul of a museum experience. This article explores the history of showing, telling, and exploring ideas in exhibitions. 

Lost Between Picasso and the Classroom

TALK
Presented at the Visitor Studies Association Annual Conference, Keynote Address, 1995.

Memory

PROJECT

Making Sense of Meaning Making

TALK
Presented at The American Association of Museums Annual Meeting, 2001.