Beyond the Plexiglas (R) Ceiling: Women's Roles in Exhibition Preparation and Installation

  • Monday, October 22, 2018
  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Pavilion E

Presenter(s): 

Elizabeth K. Mauro, Owner, Art Installation, LLC
Claire Johnson, Owner, Art Exhibition Services
Lynette Martin, Exhibition Designer/ Lead Preparator, Museum of Glass
Alexa Anderson, Co-founder, Level It

Moderator: 

SueSan Chan, Exhibit Designer/Project Manager, Washington State Historical Society

Track: 

  • Business, Leadership/Careerpath
Exhibition preparation and installation has been traditionally dominated by men. Women in this field are presented with unique challenges and opportunities for career development and advancement. How do women avoid marginalization in the field to find motivation and support in an area where they have been underrepresented? This facilitated discussion run by experienced, diverse female museum professionals provides resources for networking and descriptions of real-life situations. #bravespace