What’s up with us? Here’s a mix of tweets and news posts from across our practice. If you want to get specific, use the “show only” button below.

One Kind of Arts Participation We Don’t Get to Study (But Would Love To) Nancy Plaskett
April 17, 2019

I have been an avid reader my entire life. I continue to be a proud member of two book clubs, where I am challenged by my fellow readers to open my mind, learn about cultures (even the ugly...

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Restoration & Inspiration: Cultural Institutions as an Oasis Michelle Ernst, PhD
April 11, 2019

This summer, Cory Garfin and I had the pleasure of conducting qualitative work at a NYC museum. We observed and interviewed its visitors and found that many of the people we met were either...

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What I’ve Been Teaching (Preaching?) To the Next Generation of Museum and Arts Leaders Peter Linett
April 03, 2019

First, notice the bubble of assumptions that often circumscribes our thinking and practice in the cultural field. Then make it bigger, to let more people in. Or just go ahead and pop the damn...

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An outsider museum confronts us with “post-natural history” Cory Garfin
March 29, 2019

This past weekend, while visiting friends in Pittsburgh, I went to a small, storefront museum called the Center for PostNatural History. We were met by the museum’s founder and Curator of...

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Welcome to our new Research Coordinator, Matthew Jenetopulos! Jen Benoit-Bryan, PhD
March 21, 2019

I’m delighted to share that we’ve welcomed Matthew Jenetopulos as Slover Linett’s new Research Coordinator. As a Research Coordinator, Matt will provide crucial support to project teams across the...

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The grandparent generation wants to have fun too (and they have time!) Michelle Ernst, PhD
March 15, 2019

Cultural organizations oriented toward children, like zoos, science centers, and natural history museums, often seek to deepen engagement with families by offering adult social activities, often on...

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How Arts Engagement is Changing, In 15 Headlines Peter Linett
March 09, 2019

I have more browser tabs open than is strictly healthy. But sometimes they tell the story of cultural evolution more vividly and concisely than any abstract argument. At the least, they’re a kind of...

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Welcome to Our New Website – And Let Us Know What You Think Ashley Ann Wolfe
February 25, 2019

After more than a year of hard work, I’m so excited to finally be able to share with you our all-new, baked-from-scratch website. Peter and I, and really the whole team here at Slover Linett, are...

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2 Big Goodbyes + 3 Great Promotions = A New Era Peter Linett
February 22, 2019

Sarah Lee and Chloe Chittick Patton step down from Slover Linett’s leadership team; Tanya Treptow, PhD, Jen Benoit-Bryan, PhD, and Nancy Plaskett named to vice president roles in new management...

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Latest Tweets

“We’re at a time where we need #hope & incredible #artistry used as evidence that our differences are our strengths.” Couldn't agree more with @MickeyIsaacRowe of @NatDisThtr; what an exciting partnership with our friends @GoodmanTheatre & @ljplayhouse!

National Disability Theatre Launches Commissioning Partnership

The organization will partner with La Jolla Playhouse and Goodman Theatre to develop and produce two new plays by Gregg Mozgala and Christopher Shinn.

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Are the processes to creating #art or investigating # really so different?
"The greatest creative acts come from opposing forces of expansive imagination within the tight constraint of form--that is as true for art as it is of science. @SloverLinett

Rethinking stereotypes about science and the arts

Unthinkable: Prof Tom McLeish identifies eight stages of creation common to disciplines as diverse as painting and biology

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"What does reading widely & wildly do to build #empathy & perhaps encourage individuals or groups into civic action & #service?"@n_plaskett ponders the potential opportunities for researching the impact of book clubs & #literature. #culturalresearch

I must visit! “It has been our experience that if empathy and dignity were at the core of our approach to addressing homelessness then we might think and dream of better solutions to address this global problem.” @SloverLinett

Alliance of Museums on Twitter

“"Our #museum has been called many things, but the one thing that I like to hear most is 'a walk in the shoes of someone experiencing homelessne...

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"University & college #museums run the gamut from those featuring contemporary #art & ancient relics used as teaching tools to world-class collections tackling groundbreaking projects." Congrats to our friends @ColbyMuseum on this mention in @nytimes: https://t.co/IvRI6KjbAf

"What makes a #cultural institution particularly likely to serve as a source of inspiration?" @michell86113013 reflects on recent research with a #museum that is seemingly serving as an oasis to both #artists & patrons alike: https://t.co/Z1LJGtodd6

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