NEWS TO KNOW: October 23, 2017


Get caught up on all the news you missed last week! 

ZOOS & AQUARIUMS

How to Behave at a Zoo - According to Science | There are certain things you should be doing as a visitor to ensure that animals are able to act as naturally as possible within their environment. Here's what you need to know to give the animals their best lives while still enjoying their company. 

Zoos Celebrate International Sloth Day | October 20th marked the day of the furry, slow-moving animals: sloths! Check out this interview with Lincoln Park Zoo to learn about their sloths at their Small Mammal Reptile House! Check out a #internationalslothday to see more!

 

MUSEUMS

Go Behind the Scenes of 9 Museums with These Great Online Web Series | So much at an institution happens behind the scenes. Many museums have been using online videos to bring these stories to a broader audience. Check out these nine museum video series, including the MoMA and Smithsonian, to get a taste of some great exhibitions in the comfort of your own chair! Has your museum used virtual exhibitions?

VR, 3D Printing, Video Games and More Technology Now at Museums | Technology is a tool - another layer on top of an exhibit, to create a more engaging, educational and individualized experience - one that has been an increasingly necessary as the world changes. See how technology can propel your museum's reach to visitors by keeping you relevant and engaging for all ages. 

 

COMMUNITY ARTS INITIATIVES

Segerstrom Center Engaging Community with New Plaza | The Segerstrom Center for the ARts will soon unveil its new 56,100 sq. ft. plaza meant to serve as a gathering place for the diverse cultures of Orange County, California. The space will feature 2 stages, plenty of seating, a cafe, and much more. Want to learn more about creative placemaking throughout the country? Check out our Creative Placemaking Hub right here >

How Arts Funding Repays the Community |Check out this interview with one invested nonprofit advocate about how arts funding repays the small, tight-knit Jackson-Hole community. Learn about what measures organization's took to make the arts accessible and engaging for a small community of culturally-passionate people. 

 


TRENDING ON SOCIAL

Look at all the fun you and your peers are having on social media! Check out these trending hashtags and use them in your marketing!

#bbcon2017 | Thanks for joining us for the best bbcon yet! 

#internationalslothday | check out all the upside-down furry cuteness!

#gardenstechtuesday |Technology Tuesday Webinars from @publicgardens promote the usage of technology in the garden world. The webinar series is a professional development initiative hosted and organized by the Technology & Innovation Professional Section. Check them out to learn more!

 


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