Inclusivity, Difficult History, and the Modern Museum Audience

Presenter(s): 

Jacey Brain, Interpretive Specialist, Idaho State Historical Society (Old Idaho Penitentiary)
Phillip Thompson, Executive Director/Board President, Idaho Black History Museum
Hanako Wakatsuki, Chief of Interpretation and Education, National Park Service (Minidoka National Historic Site)

Moderator: 

Jacey Brain, Interpretive Specialist, Idaho State Historical Society (Old Idaho Penitentiary)

Track: 

  • Community Engagement

This luncheon was open to Directors, Deputy Directors, CEOs, CFOs, Leadership Team Members, and Trustees, and featured guest speaker David Pettyjohn, Executive Director of the Idaho Humanities Council. David Pettyjohn discussed the Council’s mission of “deepening the understanding of human experience by connecting people with ideas,” and provided information on programming and funding opportunities, including Museum on Main Street, Speakers Bureau, and grants.