Program

Time schedule

We believe we have an interesting and varied program for the workshop and are very happy to have found Maria Mortati willing to give an exciting interactive keynote presentation before we ourselves will start brainstorming.

Day of the workshop: Saturday May 7, 2016
Scheduled time for the workshop: 9:00 – 18:00
Venue: San Jose Convention Center, room 210G

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

  • 9:00 – 9:20 Welcome, short round of who is who
  • 9:20 – 9:40 Introduction to the workshop
    • Topic of the workshop
    • Plan and schedule for the day

PARTICIPANT PRESENTATIONS

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

  • 11:00 – 11:30 Interactive keynote presentation session: Maria Mortati
    Maria MortatiMaria Mortati is an Artist and Museum Experience Developer, interested in examining and amplifying the relationship between public and institution, public and private. Her projects span formal exhibitions to short-term interventions, involving collaborations with other artists, communities, and staff.Maria is an Adjunct Professor in the graduate design program at the California College of the Arts. She has a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Colorado, an MFA in Design from Stanford University.Maria works with museums to develop exhibitions and experiences that engage the public in new and more interactive ways. She enjoys working in collaboration to bring participatory experiences to life.

ABOUT THE GAME

  • 11:30 – 12:00 Introduction to brainstorm game
    • Structure behind the game (examples)
    • Explanation of how to play the game

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break (we aim for a lunch together)

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Game cards to inspire brainstorming

PLAYING THE GAME (round 1)

  • 13:30 – 14:30 Game round 1a — Brainstorm:
    • Teams are formed and teams prepare for playing the game
    • Develop an idea for a museum experience based on a combination of game cards
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Teams present their ideas to each other
  • 14:45 – 15:45 Game round 1b — Brainstorm (same round with new teams):
    • New teams are formed and teams prepare for playing the game
    • Develop an idea for a museum experience based on a combination of game cards

15:45 – 16:00 Tea break

  • 16:00 – 16:15 Teams present their ideas to each other

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Characterizing the designed museum experience

PLAYING THE GAME (round 2)

  • 16:15 – 16:45 Game round 2a — Characterize ideas:
    • Positioning all ideas from round 1a and 1b in a two-dimensional space (C-box 1)
  • 16:45 – 17:15 Game round 2b — Characterize ideas:
    • Positioning all ideas from round 1a and 1b in a (different) two-dimensional space (C-box 2)

CONCLUSION

  • 17:15 – 18:00 Wrap up:
    • Summary of outcomes
    • Brainstorm about follow-ups