[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Annual Art Beyond Sight TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CRASH COURSE

Lisa Yayla Lisa.Yayla at statped.no
Tue Oct 22 08:04:29 UTC 2013

Forwarding epost- Marie Clapot

Teleconference Crash Course
ELEVENTH Annual Art Beyond Sight
Monday October 28th, 2013
(Note: All times given are Eastern Daylight Time.)
Number to call: (712) 432-0220; Conference code: 232-2013
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.: Welcome, Elisabeth Axel, President and Founder, Art Beyond Sight  and Cynthia Overton, Principal Research Analyst, Workforce Program, American Institutes for Research

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: International Forum: Tactile Images
Moderator: Nina Levent, Art Beyond Sight
Speakers: Aymeric Vildieu, Alain Mikli International; Annette Lee-Esparaz, Touch the Artist Vision; Santiago Gonzalez D'Ambrosio, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía; Johanna Contreras, Royal Ontario Museum

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Educator Roundtable: What makes a successful educator?
Moderator: Marcus Weisen, International Expert, Heritage and Museums Accessibility
Speakers: Amanda Blake, Dallas Museum of Art; Francesca Rosenberg, The Museum of Modern Art; Deborah Jaffe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Maribeth Flynn, Independent Consultant

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.: Morning Reflections

NOON-1:00 p.m.: Docent and Volunteer Roundtable: How to be effective when leading accessible tours?
Moderator: Joan Pursley, Art Beyond Sight
Participating Docents: Jean Felsted, Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University; Donnie Willburn, Seattle Museum of Art; Georgina McGarvey and Alan Frugoni, Grounds for Sculpture; John Nordloh, Field Museum, Chicago; Marian Pellengill, Indianapolis Museum of Art and Maria Wilson, Brooklyn Museum

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.: Mobility Devices in Museums and Performing Art Centers
Moderator: Beth Zierbart, Smithsonian Institute
Speakers: Gary Talbot, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority; Kleo King, United Spinal Association; Gordon Sasaki, The Museum of Modern Art; Christopher Noel, NYC Parks and Recreations

2:00 -3:00 p.m.: Museum Roundtable: Managing Docents and Volunteers, Handling Difficult Situations
Moderator: Hannah Goodwin, Museum of fine Arts Boston
Speakers: Catie Anderson, The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum; Rebecca Bradley, San Francisco Fine Arts Museum; Frank Vagnone, Historic House Trust of New York City

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Graduate Students and Interns Roundtable: How to Optimize the Internship Experience? Perspectives from Graduate Students and Access Coordinators
Moderator: Kym S. Rice, The George Washington University
Speakers: Sally McCance, Denver Art Museum; Lucas Livingston, Art Institute of Chicago; Krista Flores, Smithsonian Institution
Grad Students: Kristina Johnson, Gabrielle Buzgo, Patrick Dickerson

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon Reflections and Suggestions of Topics for Future Teleconferences
Notes: (1) Each session features 15 minutes for Q&A/discussion at the end of the hour. (2) You can find an updated program online at: http://www.artbeyondsight.org/change/aw-crashcourse.shtml

Art Beyond Sight and this teleconference crash course are supported
in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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