Nina Simon: The Art of Relevance

Nina Simon: The Art of Relevance
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History executive director and Museum 2.0 blogger Nina Simon shares from her new book The Art of Relevance on how organizations and institutions can stay valuable, open and relevant: http://www.artofrelevance.org/

Nina Simon has been described as a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian Magazine for her audience-centered approach to design. Nina is the Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, CA. She has consulted with hundreds of international museums, libraries, parks, historic sites, art and cultural centers on issues of relevance, community engagement, and participatory design. Nina is the author of the best-selling book The Participatory Museum (2010), The Art of Relevance (2016), and the popular Museum 2.0 blog. Her work has been shared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NPR, and TEDx. She lives off the grid in the Santa Cruz mountains with fourteen people, twenty-seven chickens, five dogs, and one zipline.


Date: Wednesday, September 28, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102
Presenter: Nina Simon
Tuition: Free. Register by completing the form below.

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ASL interpretation by Roberta Maki and Ryan Thiel.

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