“Relevance is not something an institution can assign by fiat. Your work matters when it matters to people – when they deem it relevant, not you.” – Nina Simon
We all want our organizations to be relevant. But what does that really mean? In this workshop, author and museum director Nina Simon will share inspiring examples and practical theories on how to make your business more valuable to a larger and more diverse audience.
Relevance isn’t about what’s trending, it’s about unlocking meaning in people’s hearts. Join Nina for a thought-provoking conversation about how to make your business matter more to more people.
Nina Simon has been called a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian magazine, and was named a Silicon Valley Business Journal “40 under 40” for her audience-centered approach to design. She is the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, where she led an institutional turnaround based on grassroots community participation. She is the best-selling author of “The Participatory Museum,” “The Art of Relevance” and the popular Museum 2.0 blog. Previously, she worked as an independent consultant and exhibition designer with more than 100 museums and cultural centers around the world.
If you are a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals or the SLO Chamber you are invited to attend at the member price. This two-hour workshop includes lunch; books will be available for purchase.
Seating is limited; registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 12
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
French Hospital Medical Center Copeland Health Education Pavilion (3rd floor)
1911 Johnson Ave., San Luis Obispo
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