See Them Soon: Case Studies 2019

One of the highlights of any CAGE symposium is the Case Studies series. CAGE participants find out what others have been doing across the country. Case Study presenters come ready to reveal new programs, best practices, and lessons learned. This year in Edmonton, Case Studies form an important backbone of programming and are thematically linked [...]

Latin American Museums Lead the Way

Nina Simon, author of The Participatory Museum (among many other things), has just returned from the El Museo Reimaginado Conference of the Americas in Medellin, Colombia, and she's pretty fired up about it. Anyone interested in how museums can become community catalysts will read Simon's most recent blog post about her experiences and get fired [...]

Creating Access in Art Galleries: Elizabeth Sweeney

Home-grown academic, educator, and activist Elizabeth Sweeney will be encouraging CAGE 2017 participants to examine their galleries and practice during the Friday, April 21st panel with Clair Dykhuis, Caterin Martin and Bria Millar. Sweeney, a visual artist, art gallery educator, and curator is also a “queer learning disabled Acadian who grew up in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia”. [...]

art{outside}: Taking the Collection To the Community

GUEST POST by Nicole Nugent This past spring the MacKenzie Art Gallery collaborated with the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District (Regina Downtown BID) to present reproductions of artworks from the MacKenzie Art Gallery Permanent Collection in the city’s downtown core, a project lovingly penned art{outside}. Our hope is that each visitor will connect with something [...]

By |2017-07-29T01:18:54+00:00October 29th, 2015|community, interpretation, programs|0 Comments

Another Great Symposium!

Another spring, another CAGE Symposium. But no two are ever the same. This year, not only were we warmly welcomed by Regina's Mackenzie Art Gallery and the Dunlop Gallery, we heard from our U.K. colleague organization, engage, about new interpretive models, and experienced the MAG's Moving Forward, Never Forgetting project. More to come in a [...]

By |2015-03-31T18:26:13+00:00March 31st, 2015|education, interpretation, symposium|0 Comments

Teaching in the Art Museum: Keeping It Fresh

A guest post from Nicolle Nugent, CAGE Senior Chair When is the last time you stopped to consider the effectiveness of your gallery’s interpretive models? How many times do you find yourself standing in front of audiences and asking the same three or four questions, often having a strong idea as to where the discussion [...]

By |2017-07-29T01:19:19+00:00January 15th, 2015|education, interpretation, symposium|0 Comments