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A presentation for Cultural Connections


<ul><li> 1. happy</li></ul> <p> 2. happy 3. not me 4. </p> <ul><li>Name: James G. Leventhal </li></ul> <ul><li>Title: Director of Development and Marketing </li></ul> <ul><li>Organization: Judah L. Magnes Museum </li></ul> <ul><li>Background: Working in museums since I was 16 </li></ul> <ul><li>Experience: Educator, guide, collections management, technology, project management, fundraising, public relations, marketing, security, visitor services, major donor and board relations </li></ul> <ul><li>Education: MA and MBA </li></ul> <ul><li>Notes: Jack of all trades and master of none </li></ul> <p> 5. Development as seeing relationships. An enthusiast.A generalist.An evangelist. 6. </p> <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul> <ul><li>Aphorisms * </li></ul> <ul><li>A Little Organizational Psychology </li></ul> <ul><li>Three Examples </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Way Done </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Magnes: Done </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Western Museums Association: Doing </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>What?! </li></ul> <ul><li>(* - a terse formulation of a truth or sentiment; pithy - tersely cogent) </li></ul> <p> 7. 8. The poetry of process The beauty of bureaucracy 9. 10. It is the process, not the attainment, wherein lies the value.Distributed energies and empowerment win the day. Life is a continual process of dying balanced by passion and documentation. 11. 12. I sing the body electric. 13. 14. Systems are all about people. collections = objects. objects = people. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. More Video in Future </p> <ul><li>Here now </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Everyones got a video camera </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Cisco bought Flip Phone </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>More orality </li></ul> <ul><li>More banality </li></ul> <ul><li>Convergence </li></ul> <ul><li> streaming </li></ul> <ul><li>Tagging essential for storage, retrieval, relevance </li></ul> <ul><li>Web 4 - where, when, who, what </li></ul> <ul><li>More direct connect </li></ul> <ul><li>Everyware </li></ul> <ul><li>Blurring lines: real time, alternative reality, memory </li></ul> <p> 20. </p> <ul><li>Me(s) </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <ul><li>Google wave at </li></ul>