MW2014 Regular registration closes soon – register now and get a free workshop

Join us in Baltimore for the 18th Museums and the Web conference: April 2-5, 2014.

As the largest international conference devoted to the exploration of art, science, natural and cultural heritage online, Museums and the Web is the must attend event for more than 600 museum professionals from more than 40 countries.

Join educators, curators, librarians, designers, managers, directors, scholars, consultants, programmers, analysts, and developers from museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and the professionals, companies, foundations and governments that support them. See the list of institutions that were represented last year at MW2013 for a sense of the diversity of this fun, creative and enthusiastic group.

Regular registration closes January 31st and thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we are able to offer a limited number of free 1/2 day workshop coupons at MW2014 (see terms and conditions below).  Whether its Drupal 7, Game Design, Google Analytics or Goggle AdWords, we have a workshop for you. This discount will not last long!

Register here:http://mw2014.museumsandtheweb.com/registration/

Please apply the following workshop coupon when you check out: 9ea6-4fce-ffba-63d3

We’re looking forward to seeing you in Baltimore April 2-5, 2014

Nancy and Rich
MWA2013 program co-chairs

Workshop Coupon Terms and Conditions
  • The workshop coupon code is for a limited number and will be honored on a first come first served basis until it expires when all of the free workshops slots are used.
  • Registration may be on a separate order but you must have a paid registration for the coupon to be valid.
  • The coupon will only be valid on your order if you check out and make payment for any balance.
  • The coupon may not be used in conjunction with a complimentary registration or other discount.
  • The coupon is limited to one per registrant in conjunction with paid registration at the conference.
  • MW is not responsible for technical issues that prevent you from using this coupon before the offer expires.
  • This coupon is not redeemable for cash
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About Rich Cherry

Rich Cherry is a founding principle at Modern Operations, a museum construction, start up and operations consultancy. Modern Operations combines Rich's skills with those of Jessica Jamroz, an award winning, multi-disciplinary design architect practitioner and strategic planner with a critical eye on the materialization of details, fabrication processes and schedules. Modern Operations excels at assisting clients in making meaningful and inspiring public architecture and cultural spaces that work operationally, take advantage of the newest technology and maximize every dollar invested. Current projects include supporting the construction and start-up operations of the new Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Museum, acting at owners representative for The Albright-Knox Art Museum expansion project and ongoing support for The Broad museum. Most recently Rich was the deputy director of The Broad, a new award winning contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles. The Museum opened to rave reviews in 2015 and immediately joined the top 100 most attended art museum in the world. He oversaw all aspects of the museum’s operations, including visitor services, collection management, information technology, finance, retail, security, human resources, marketing and communications, parking operations and facilities. Prior to the museum’s opening, Rich managed the planning, design and construction of The Broad, its parking structure and adjacent outdoor plaza and streetscape updates. In working with the museum team to design The Broad as an innovative visitor experience, Rich also initiated and implemented the museum’s mobile ticketing, mobile retail, and a mobile audio app with contextually aware content. He also designed and implemented an award-winning visitor service floor staff program that utilized a custom-designed online learning management system to train a diverse team of associates in security, customer service, art and architecture. Previously, Cherry was the founding director of the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), a consortium of 27 cultural organizations working together to facilitate and execute the use of online technology in the museums, cultural arts, and science institutions in Balboa Park, San Diego. His experience also includes serving as the director of operations at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, where he oversaw information technology, operations, admissions, facilities, security, capital projects and more than $90 million in ongoing construction, and as the chief information officer, director of facilities and head of library and archives at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. He previously was the chief information officer of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and he has also taught New Media theory, web design and animation in the Media Studies department at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Rich serves as co-chair for Museums and the Web, an international conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of museums in a digital world. He also serves as president of the MuseWeb Foundation, which he co-founded to accelerate innovation in both cultural practice and business models. He is currently vice chair of the Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission, a board member of the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation and a project advisor on the National Science Foundation funded Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance STEM Program. Before his museum career, Rich worked in technology in the fields of banking, manufacturing, and also worked as a field service engineer. He was also a commercial diver in the Gulf of Mexico and served for six years in the United States Marine Corps.

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