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Welcome to the Arts, Culture, and Museums
Topical Interest Group!


The primary goal of the TIG is to support and strengthen the evaluation of arts, humanities, and science programs, practices, and visitor participation. The programs that we evaluate occur across a wide variety of contexts including schools, universities, cultural organizations, museums, libraries, zoos, aquariums, community centers, and parks.

This TIG responds to the needs of evaluators by providing opportunities for discussing innovative practices, developing evaluation tools and approaches, and sharing current evaluation findings specific to arts and museum education, arts participation, and visitor studies. TIG activities are meant to foster the arts, culture, and visitor studies evaluation communities and connect it to the larger evaluation field.  
           
 

EVAL22: (re)Shaping Evaluation Together



Thanks to everyone who made this year's conference a productive, thoughtful experience! This includes not only TIG leaders (special, deep thanks to Marcel Foster and Kari Ross Nelson)
but also all presenters, reviewers, and everyone involved in our work. Thank you.

We're actively discussing ideas and plans for continuing these discussions throughout the year. Please share your thoughts
here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqYG3OlMyX8gDEjJeCRJtMXPe42J1KQzd2qZIwl4uiXnjYBQ/viewform which includes a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Etsy. The survey closes November 30!


 
           
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If you have any questions or ideas for our TIG, please feel free to contact the TIG leadership:

Jeremy Foutz, TIG Chair
Marcel W. Foster, TIG Program Chair
Kari Ross Nelson, TIG Communications Chair


We look forward to engaging with and supporting you!

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Our TIG Turned 19 Years Old in 2022!
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TIG Sessions 2004-2019

2022 New Orleans Chair: Jeremy Foutz, Program Chair: Marcel W. Foster, Communication Chair: Kari Ross Nelson
2021 Virtual Chair: Jeremy Foutz, Program Co-Chairs: Patti Saraniero, Don Glass
2020 Virtual Chair: Jeremy Foutz, Program Co-Chairs: Patti Saraniero, Don Glass
2019 Minneapolis, MN Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson
2018 Cleveland, OH Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson
2017 Washington, DC Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson
2016 Atlanta, GA Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson 
2015 Chicago, IL Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson
2014 Denver, CO Co-Chairs: Ivonne Chand O'Neal and Annabel Jackson 
2013 Washington, DC Co-Chairs: Don Glass and Kathleen Livingston 
2012 Minneapolis, MN Co-Chairs: Don Glass and Kathleen Livingston
2011 Anaheim, CA Co-Chairs: Don Glass and Kathleen Livingston 
2010 San Antonio, TX Co-Chairs: Kathlyn Steedly and Ching Ching Yap
2009 Orlando, FL Co-Chairs: Kathlyn Steedly and Ching Ching Yap
2008 Denver, CO Co-Chairs: Kathlyn Steedly and Ching Ching Yap 
2007 Baltimore, MD Co-Chairs: Sharon Herpin, Katy Steedly, and Treseen McCormick
2006 Portland, OR Co-Chairs: Rita O'Sullivan and Kurt Burkum 
2005 Toronto, CAN Co-Chairs: David B. Pankratz and Treseen McCormick
2004 Atlanta, GA Chair: David B. Pankratz 


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Last Updated: November 16, 2022