Ceci Dadisman

2,449 Flips | 6 Magazines | 452 Likes | 11 Following | 95 Followers | @CeciDadisman | Arts Marketer. Public Speaker. Recovering Classical Singer. Trekkie. X-Phile. Native Pittsburgher. WVU Mountaineer. Mom.

Why we hate using email but love sending texts

They both allow us to stay in touch, but while email often attracts ire, text messaging is more popular than ever. Is the way we choose to communicate saying more than we might think?<p>Around 15 years ago, I was working at my part-time job at an electronics store at the mall. One of my colleagues …

Text Messaging

Facebook Wants Brands to Take Still Images and ‘Create to Convert’ Them to Video Ads

Facebook Tuesday unveiled a new way for direct-response advertisers to transform their existing still ads into lightweight video ads.<p>Developed by the …

Social Media

Four Trends That Cannot Be Delegated To Departments Within Cultural Organizations - Colleen Dilenschneider

At least, not if an organization wants to achieve them successfully.<p>On this site, I often dive into critical trends for the long-term success of …

Human Resources

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

The CMA announces its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan. The plan outlines a comprehensive and concrete series of initiatives that will advance …

Creating Opportunities

Oregon Bach Festival review: vision vacuum

<b>By TOM MANOFF</b>You can’t really assess what was at this season’s Oregon Bach Festival without acknowledging what wasn’t: erstwhile artistic director …

Flute

“Class gap” holds back young people from the arts, finds research

Mobile menu<p>Main menu<p>Menu sub-tier<p>“Class gap” holds back young people from the arts, finds …

Humanities

‘Donut’ venues boost community engagement, report finds

Three outer city venues around Leeds were found to have generated committed core audiences in areas perceived as barren.

Leeds

Perspective | A beginner’s guide to enjoying classical music. No snobs allowed

Classical music aficionados: Go away. This article is not for you. Instead, it is for everyone who sees classical music as a private club and who feels they’re standing outside the clubhouse. It’s for those who have been to one or two orchestral concerts but are still not quite sure what they’re …

Flute

Behind the scenes at a fundraising powerhouse

In fall 2014, Jennifer Moran was in her office at the Art Institute of Chicago when she got a call from the museum’s visitor services department. …

Museums

Music Reduces Pain—Even in Newborns

A two-day-old is apparently not too young to benefit from listening to the Moonlight Sonata.The idea that music can be medicinal has long been …

Research

Democratising art: how the art world is opening up to blind and partially sighted visitors

Play audio<p>0:00:00 / 0:00:00<p>In line with aims to increase inclusion within the creative industry, click here to listen or download an audio transcript …

8 beliefs about diversity, inclusion, and belonging

America is more diverse than ever before. Business is not.<p>But with a unique combination of forces that are shining a light on this problem, it seems …

Financial Services

Busy Burr | Designing For Seniors | CreativeMornings/LOU

About the speaker<p>Busy Burr is Vice President at Humana and Head of Healthcare Trend and Innovation, based in Silicon Valley. In this role, she leads …

List-Worthy

How to Create Buyer Personas That Actually Work

When you’re creating video content for your marketing campaigns, how do you decide which selling points, emotional appeals, and stories will resonate …

Marketing

Millennials Vs. Non-Millennials: Why They Do Not Visit Cultural Organizations (DATA)

Here are the top reasons why those with interest do not attend – cut for millennials and non-millennials.Over the last several weeks, I’ve been …

Employee Engagement

With New Urgency, Museums Aim to Cultivate Curators of Color

Growing up in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, Akili Tommasino used to cut class to visit artworks like the ancient Egyptian “Head From a Female Sphinx” with gaping eye sockets at the Brooklyn Museum, or Umberto Boccioni’s striding bronze figure, “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space,” at the …

Museums

Multiplayer AR Games Have Come to Facebook Messenger Video Chat

Why just video chat in Facebook Messenger, when you can video chat on Facebook Messenger while playing augmented reality games with up to six …

Apps

'Riddle Mia This' Turns Art Museum Into a Puzzle Room

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) doesn’t just display hundreds of famous works of art for the public to enjoy for free – now, with a little …

Art Museums

We Analyzed 43 Million Facebook Posts From the Top 20,000 Brands (New Research)

What a year for Business Pages on Facebook!<p>It sure feels like every time we as marketers and business owners <i>think</i> we have our <b>Facebook marketing</b> …

Social Media

Why Are Attendance Rates Nose-Diving at London’s Art Museums? Directors Search for Answers

Art World<p>“We are seeing a different group of people missing each year,” says one puzzled expert.<p>,<p>The chairman of the National Portrait Gallery …

Museums

Facebook redesigns biz Pages for utility as feed reach declines

An unescapable fact of Facebook’s ubiquity is that as more Pages and people compete for limited News Feed attention, the percentage of a business’ followers who see their posts declines. Reach dropped 52 percent in just the first half of 2016, for example. Some admins consider it a conspiracy to …

Social Media

After outcry, Philadelphia Orchestra adds female composers to its 2018-19 roster

Two new works by living composers have been added to the season.

Flute

Tretyakov clamps down on ‘illegal’ tours by banning visitors from discussing works of art | The Art Newspaper

Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery has aimed its crosshairs at “illegal” tours and said only certified guides with special badges are allowed to talk …

Travel Guides

Half of Young Foundation Employees Don’t Think Their Group’s Work Is Relevant

• Unlimited access to the online Resource Center<br>• Our monthly magazine<br>• Free access to GrantStation’s exclusive database<br>• Nonprofit Adviser and Chronicle …

Employment

Who Visits Cultural Organizations – And Who Is Interested in Visiting, But Doesn’t (DATA) - Colleen Dilenschneider

Here are the profiles that cultural organizations need to see.Did you know that US millennials who visit cultural organizations tend to be online …

Demographics

New VR video allows you to immerse yourself in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has filmed a 360-degree video of a performance, designed to immerse the viewer in the music through the power …

Virtual Reality

For The Love Of Email: Trusted Old Channel Ranks First In Survey

Maybe it’s GDPR and the recent privacy scandals. But consumers prefer the trusted old channels when receiving direct marketing communications. A …

Advertising Industry

How to Properly Build a Website For Acquiring New Leads Consistently

Not every website is built to generate leads. A high-converting website is laid out with a good understanding of the end user. It goes beyond …

Marketing

How to Quickly Optimize Facebook Ads for More Online Sales

However, to make more sales, it is not enough to be throwing money at your Facebook ads without putting in the work.What work?Managing and optimizing …

AdWords

Colors Resonate With Consumers on a Subconscious Level. Here’s How Brands Can Leverage This in Strategies

How you use color in your business can amplify or ruin your brand strategy. That’s because color strongly influences human emotion and behavior.<p>In …

Marketing