National Building Museum

Talk: Do It For the 'Gram

Thursday, August 9, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Fun House Daybreaker Joy AsicoWalk-in registration available!

Dive into a conversation in and around Fun House about the impact of Instagram and social media on how museum visitors (#thatsyou) interact with exhibitions. 'Gram yourself in the Fun House starting at 6 pm, then hear from our panel and share your insights on how social media is shaping the museum-going experience from both a visitor and museum curatorial point of view. This program complements the installation Fun House.

Suse Anderson, moderator, is an assistant professor with the George Washington University Museum Studies Department, the president of MCN, and host of the Museopunks podcast. Panelists include Cathy Frankel, vice president for Exhibitions and Collections at the National Building Museum, Holly Garner, museum professional and founder of IGDC, a local Instagram-based community that encourages photographers to explore the DMV, and Amy Hutchins, head of marketing at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery.

$12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member.
Pre-registration required.
Walk-in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Image by Joy Asico.

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