Balancing Act: Navigating Programming and Preservation in Museum Galleries

  • Friday, October 6, 2023
  • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Hilton Pasadena, California Ballroom


Anna Buxton, Manager of Public Engagement, Frye Art Museum
Sarah Frederick, Collections Manager, The Museum of Flight
Lindsay Hazen, Research Collections Registrar, California Academy of the Sciences
Nives Mestrovic, Associate Registrar, Frye Art Museum


Rachael Faust, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, Palm Springs Art Museum


  • Collections, Community Engagement

Learning Format: Active Learning

Explore the delicate balance between programming and preservation in museum galleries. Discover new approaches to activate your galleries for events and education programs, all while keeping your objects on display safe. Our panel of museum professionals will share their stories of innovation and creativity, challenging traditional collection/gallery rules to enhance visitor experience. From breaking outdated norms to making new ones, learn which rules are worth breaking and which are worth keeping.