~ imaginement ® is a pedagogic tool for process-oriented guided inquiry for college students and professionals to enhance their attentional seeing. This arts-based approach also supports science learning (STEAM) by moving beyond literal seeing in order to perceive and actualize patterns that spark both ideation and innovation. The tool has resonated with business academics at a Wise Management conference in Shanghai, China, PRC, as well as Organizational Development professionals in the U.S.
Much of today’s most interesting, innovative and passionate writing about museums and galleries is hidden away in hundreds of carefully-crafted museum blogs.And all too little of this content enters into mainstream museum discourse.
Over 75 blogs: transforming the museum experience The Museum Blog Book brings together a collection which reflects fresh thinking and practice in and about museums. Whether the authors are from world-class institutions like MoMA, the Smithsonian, the British Museum, or the V&A - or are independent professionals or volunteers - they all share practical experience aimed at improving (and often transforming) the museum experience.
New technologies In five sections, The Museum Blog Book explores every key area of museum operation: from managing and collecting, to learning, interpreting and visiting. The content is both rich and concise. And - reflecting its online origins - the application of new technologies is explored throughout.
Ren Associates brings its unique combination of transdisciplinary expertise and approaches to deliver positive results in organizations. Our founder, Terri McNichol, curator, arts administrator educator for over 30 years, passionately advocates for the arts as an integral part of strategy, change management and wise leadership. We believe that cultivating the imagination combined with design-thinking tools is the way to a humanistic transformation of systems and the world.