Social Media

Spotlight on Social Media: Tweet Seats at the San Francisco Opera

Spotlight on Social Media: Tweet Seats at the San Francisco Opera

Arts managers in the 21st century must go further than producing work that engages their audience. They must carefully strategize and monitor the platforms through which their audience is engaging. The San Francisco Opera’s "Tweet Seats" program is a prime of example of an arts organization not only encouraging discussion, but successfully managing the discussion around their work. 

#TBT: Evolving Social Media Toolkits

#TBT: Evolving Social Media Toolkits

Social media platforms and their users are constantly changing, making it difficult for managers to create a comprehensive social media strategy that lasts for more than a year. Still, certain guidelines for engaging your audience through social media are becoming standard. This week’s TBT takes a look at how social media concerns, techniques, and strategies have evolved in the last five years

Gallery One: Engaging Audiences Infographic

Gallery One: Engaging Audiences Infographic

How do you learn best about art? Maybe you lightly browse, interact with friends, or get right in the middle of the action. There are multiple ways to engage with and explore art forms, however cultural institutions may not always program to meet these needs. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art's Gallery One activities, on the other hand, were designed with people's learning needs and preferences in mind. In this article I apply WolfBrown's Making Sense of Audience Engagement Audience Typologies to the different initiatives to see how learners can interact with the the Art Lens App, Collection Wall, Interactives, and Studio Play at the CMA.