Odd Couples: Collections & Communications Partnerships

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Pavilion C


Robyn Haynie, Conservator, Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Theresa Bakker, Marketing and Communications Manager, University of Alaska Museum of the North
Dawn Merritt, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Neon Museum


Mindy Wilson, Director of Marketing and Communications, Utah Museum of Fine Arts


  • Business, Collections
Museum collections and communications work couldn't seem more different, with one team dedicated to object care behind the scenes and the other devoted to cultivating public attention. This panel will explore the challenges and opportunities these unlikely partners encounter when they work together and how their collaborations can help advance museum goals, engage and educate the public, and build audiences.