In their JME article, Social Media for Social Justice, Lanae Spruce and Kaitlyn Leaf discuss how the mission of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture inspires and influences their approach to social media management at the museum. The authors explore the connections between social media, storytelling, and educational strategies. Our latest Reader Guide is designed to help you examine the relationship between social media and learning, as well as how it can enhance our ability to connect with audiences.
Museum Education Roundtable at AAM
When: Sunday, May 7 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Skinker & Forsyth Boulevards, Washington University in St. Louis
Food & Drink: Complimentary French Wine tasting 7:30-8:30pm, wine by the glass ($6), Holy Crepes! Food Truck ($6-$8)
Entertainment: Live French Jazz by Elsie Parker and the Poor People of Paris
Register: Select “Go Explore St. Louis: Go Central West End and Loop” on the Purchase Tickets page to let us know you’ll be exploring this neighborhood and purchase your shuttle pass.
Due to limited taxi and public transit options, the Go Explore St. Louis Shuttle Pass is strongly recommended for non-locals!
MER/EdCom Happy Hour
When: Monday, May 8, 5:00-6:30pm
Where: The Over/Under Bar & Grill
Food & Drink: The first 50 guests receive a free drink. Free appetizers while supplies last. Full food and drink menu available for purchase.
The Over/Under Bar & Grill is located at 911 Washington Avenue, just one block west of the America’s Center in the T-REX building.