More Events

Check out these other great events!

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San Diego Mayors Forum on Innovation
Wednesday, September 5 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Museum of Photographic Arts

Join the San Diego Innovation Alliance in partnership with KPBS for a discussion with mayoral candidates Carl DeMaio and Bob Filner on their vision for San Diego as an innovation region.

Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation: Growing More Ideas per Square Foot
Wednesday, September 5 – Thursday, September 6
San Diego

The Urban Land Institute (ULI)  and the Aspen Institute present the Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation. This convening will serve as an influential platform to share the latest thinking and explore successful innovation ecologies across a variety of scales – from building, to cluster, to district, to city.

MESC Annual Institute: Think Collaboratively
Friday, September 7 | 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Skirball Cultural Center

Collaboration is essential to create groundbreaking, innovative, and unique projects. In museums, new models for public engagement increasingly involve diverse partnerships that open a wide range of inspired possibilities for learning. Join MESC’s Annual Institute for an array of scintillating and successful examples of collaboration to motivate you to Think Collaboratively.

Art San Diego 2012 Contemporary Art Fair
Thursday, September 6 – Sunday, September 9

The 2012 Contemporary Art Fair returns for its 4th edition. Last year’s Fair received record attendance with over 8,000 collectors, curators, museum directors and art enthusiasts. Strong sales were reported by galleries and the event received extraordinary media attention, and has become one of the largest attended cultural events in San Diego.

CAM’s Collaborative Learning Conversation
Monday, September 10 | 9:00 a.m.
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum

Twelve partnering organizations are examining how museum associations and other service providers can adopt collaborative learning strategies for the benefit of the California museum field. Each conversation will introduce the concept of collaborative learning and engage participants in dialogue about how the museum field could adopt these new strategies in the future.

POP – Ex  (Pushing Our Practice Exchange)
Thursday, September 13 – Friday, September 14
Crocker Art Museum

POP-Ex is designed to inspire thoughtful and powerful museum practice and spark dialogue about reaching the full possibility of museums in society.  Examples of and reflections on work that connects museums and communities will be presented by various museum visionaries, exploring museum trends, public value, audience development, and co-creation with communities.

Tweetchat: Organizational Innovation and the Engagement Equation
Thursday, September 20 | 12:00 p.m. PST

Participants of the 2012 Smith Leadership Symposium are invited to join Elizabeth Merritt, founding Director of the Center for the Future of Museums for a Tweetchat to further debrief on the rich content of the September 7 Symposium.