Workshop Panelist – Copyright Refresher: What You Should Know About Rights and Reproductions in Today’s Museums
American Association of Museums Annual Conference; Los Angeles, California. May, 2010
Presenter and moderator for a full-day workshop about copyright law. I specifically discussed fair use on museum websites and led a question and answer breakout session about museums, websites, fair use, appropriation by the public and social media.
Workshop Instructor – Technology Tutorial: Blogging
American Association of Museums Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April-May, 2009
Led two hands-on workshops designed to teach beginners how to set up, maintain, and market a blog for their museum or cultural heritage institution.
Workshop Instructor – Technology Tutorial: Web 2.0
with John Gordy and Allegra Burnette
American Association of Museums Annual Meeting; Denver, Colorado. May, 2008
Led two hands-on workshops designed to provide an overview of Web 2.0 technologies for beginners. During the course of the workshop, attendees learned about RSS feeds, how to set up a blog, how to use YouTube, and how to use a wiki.
Workshop Instructor – Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Greater Bay Area Costumer’s Guild Costume Academy; Oakland, California. March, 2010
Taught basic silk ribbon embroidery for use on a 19th century reticule. Covered a variety of stitches and painting techniques.
Workshop Instructor – 18th Century Hair Accessory
Greater Bay Area Costumer’s Guild Costume Academy; Berkeley, California. March, 2009
This class provided an historical overview of mid-to-late Western European 18th-century hair and hat accessories. The majority of class time was spent on constructing the accessory, using a provided kit. Students were able to leave class with a finished product.