All posts by Monica Marino

Monica Marino

Monica Marino is the former Audience Engagement Lead and current School Programs Manager. She is a museum educator with over ten years of experience teaching people of all ages in museums, and training future museum professionals. Over the last ten years Monica has worked in Education here at the Brooklyn Museum, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She loves being in discussion with others in front of works of art, and is grateful for the many conversations that have taught her so much about art, and the world.

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The Pedagogy of a Text Message: First Response

In my last post, I discussed our “opening response” and slight tweaks to make that a better experience.  Our “first response” (the first message the…

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Prompt was changed to elicit more deliberate action on the part of the user, a prompt that would require to the user to not just immediately engage with the app, but also immediately engage with the art in the Museum in a thoughtful manner.

The Pedagogy of a Text Message: Opening Prompt

What is the pedagogy of a text message conversation?  Can you actually have a pedagogy of texting? If so, what does it look like? How…

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Using the app to ask questions during a team training session.

A Day in Training

I know that everyone on the team agrees—spending time learning about the collection is a privilege, an honor, and a lot of fun. Training started…

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Nancy Rosoff, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of the Arts of the Americas, works with the team to take a closer look at our Life-Death Figure.

Amassing Encyclopedic Knowledge

ASK is a tool that allows any museum visitor using the Museum’s app to have the opportunity to be in direct and immediate contact with…

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Meet the Audience Engagement Team

I am happy to announce that we’ve identified and hired six individuals who are knowledgeable, experienced at connecting people with art, and excited to take…

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A tester during our last testing session. Engagement through the app encourages closer looking.

Who are we looking for in an Audience Engagement Team?

I’ve just joined the Bloomberg Connects project as the Audience Engagement Lead. I will be heading the team that will be answering inquiries from visitors…

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