Addressing Docent Needs: Easier and Better Communication through Technology(2013 SF)

Mingei International Museum, San Diego

Learn how Mingei International, a mid-sized museum, is using technology to manage, engage, and support a growing Docent Council. Through the development of a Docent Council website within the Museum's main site, docents are able to access exhibition resources, sign up to lead tours, and download docent training material from any location with internet access. In this session participants will hear from Mingei International's docents and staff while exploring the Museum's website and discovering how similar ideas can be developed at their institutions.

Presenters: Johanna Pope, Education and Outreach Manager;Carol Hinrichs, member of the Docent Council and Museum Trustee