The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies announces the next G. Brown Goode Smithsonian Education Lecture, Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST. The lecture will be web cast live, available at http://museumstudies.si.edu/webcast_031109.html.
Dr. Maxwell Anderson, the Melvin Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, will speak on: „Through the Looking Glass: Museums and Internet-Based Transparency”.
The G. Brown Goode Smithsonian Education Lecture series, named after the Smithsonian’s earliest proponent of museums as educational institutions, helps Smithsonian and other museum staffs keep abreast of emerging developments pertaining to many aspects of their work. The series features programs that bring together academic researchers and museum practitioners to examine the roles museums play in developing the skills necessary for success in the 21st century. All Goode lectures are web cast and archived for viewing at http://museumstudies.si.edu