Beyond Museum Outreach: Toward a Ubiquitous Presence
Education and Interpretation
The Conference Center  Tuesday, May 20  3:15-4:30 p.m.     204 
How can your museum’s mission connect to the daily lives of people in your community? This session brings together museum professionals, educators and designers to share how they are developing ways to integrate informal learning and enrichment into everyday experiences beyond the museum walls.

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Alvaro Amat - Field Museum of Natural History

Clare Brown - M.A. in Exhibition Design - Corcoran School of the Arts + Design at George Washington University

Clare Brown is the Program Head for the Master of Arts in Exhibition Design program at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design at George Washington University. During her years at the Smithsonian, she created numerous exhibitions, including two exhibitions of the First Ladies Gowns collection. Ms. Brown's current areas of research interest are on pushing the boundaries of exhibition design and experiential design.

Michael Burns - Quatrefoil Associates, Inc.

Katherine Hamilton-Smith - Lake County Discovery Museum

Ruth Hawkins - Arkansas Heritage Sites

Michael Wall - San Diego Natural History Museum

Michael Wall, Ph.D., joined the San Diego Natural History Museum as Curator of Entomology in January 2006 and was subsequently named Director of the Biodiversity Research Center of the Californias. He also currently serves as Vice President of Research and Public Programs.