FREE ONLINE RESOURCES

We are assembling case studies and toolkits related to OF, BY, and FOR work. Here are a few favorites that introduce OFBYFOR ALL thinking. 

FROM THE MAH:

How to Make a Pop Up Museum (PDF) by MAH staff
Business Model Case Study of the MAH (PDF) by Mark Robinson for Arts Marketing Association (UK)
The Art of Relevance (book) by Nina Simon
Museum 2.0 (blog) by Nina Simon

FROM OTHERS:

Creative Exchange artist toolkits to spark social change, hosted by Springboard for the Arts.

The Engagement Revolution study of strategic organizational transformation in 10 California arts nonprofits, written by Slover Linett Audience Research for the James Irvine Foundation.

Our Museum resources on organizational change for participatory community engagement, hosted by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Have another resource, toolkit, or case study to recommend? Let us know!

ATTEND AN OFBYFOR ALL TRAINING at the MAH

In 2018, we are offering our first-ever Community Participation BootcampsYou will learn the theory and practice of how to open your organization to robust community participation. While we will tour some of the MAH’s participatory programs and exhibitions, this workshop is not museum-centric. We welcome professionals from diverse community/civic/cultural sites. 

The June bootcamp is sold out, but there are still openings September 6-7 and November 12-13. Register now, or join our email list to be notified about future bootcamps.

MEET US AT AN UPCOMING CONFERENCE

We'd love to talk with you about OFBYFOR ALL at the following events in 2018:

  • RevitalizeWA (April 23-24) in Port Townsend, WA, USA
  • ArtPlace America (May 21-23) in Louisville, KY, USA
  • MuseumNext (June 20-22) in London, UK
  • NextLibrary (September 12-15) in Berlin, DE
  • Philadelphia Arts & Cultural Alliance (September 24-25) in Philadelphia, PA, USA

MORE to come

Are you looking for a focused workshop at your site, or another form of learning about the OFBYFOR ALL vision and approach? We are just starting to develop these resources and want to be responsive to your interests. Please contact us to let us know what you seek.