Slow Down for Art

May 15, 2015
Hosted by Carol Bossert

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The slow art movement is a growing phenomenon. Museums around the world are hosting Slow Art Day, an event that invites people to slow down, look at art and discuss their experiences with each other. This week’s guest, Phil Terry, will share the personal experience that led him to found Slow Art Day and how this simple idea is transforming the lives of individuals and highlighting the essential role of museums in society. Mr. Terry is the Founder and CEO of Collaborative Gain, Inc. and co-author of "Customers Included," a book widely praised for its practical and passionate focus on building better businesses. Find out more about Slow Art Day at http://www.slowartday.com/

The Museum Life

The Museum Life

Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Carol Bossert

Carol Bossert

Carol Bossert loves museums. She has spent her career working in and for these important cultural organizations that include traditional collection-based museums, science centers, national parks and visitor centers.

In addition to hosting Museum Life, Carol Bossert maintains an active consulting practice to help cultural institutions, government agencies and corporations engage with their communities through exhibitions and place-based experiences. Her clients include Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Great Lakes Science Center, International Spy Museum, North Carolina Museum of Natural History, and international clients in China, Mexico and Saudi Arabia. Learn more at http://carolbossertservices.com/.

Carol Bossert holds a doctoral degree in biology from the University of Texas-Dallas and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Zoology from DePauw University. She is a graduate of the J. Paul Getty Museum Management Institute and has served professional organizations such as the American Alliance of Museums and National Science Foundation. She is also a member of The Museum Group, an organization of senior professionals in museum practice and Praxis Museum Exhibit Group.

She blogs about museum and civic issues http://carolbossertservices.com/blog/.

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