4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The Hoonah Indian Association (HIA) is creating a new Xunaa Cultural Heritage Center and Museum (XCHCM) for community cultural activities, museum and interpretive experiences and tribal administration offices, in Hoonah Alaska. The development of the Museum is connected to evolving relationships with the University of Pennsylvania Museum’s Tlingit Louis Shotridge Collection, and the National...
The future of museums as meaningful institutions lies in shifting away from neutrality, addressing social topics of interest. OMSI led an exploratory, symbiotic Youth Advisory Research Board focusing on climate change education. The goal of this session is to share lessons learned, best practices, and challenges. This session will be useful to attendees interested in youth programming and social...
How do museums and historians shape a person’s legacy, for better or for worse? Join us for small group conversations as we investigate the stories of aviation pioneers Pancho Barnes and Amelia Earhart through an LBGTQ+ perspective. We’ll consider the wider challenges of representing the diverse ethnicities or sexual/gender identities of historical individuals with today’s language, and examine...
Collaboration can be sticky. Lots of ideas, feedback, and opinions contribute to making exhibitions great, but can also be challenging to manage. We’ll be sharing nuts and bolts tools for delivering and asking for feedback, decision-making and feasibility, and improving transparent accountability. In this session, we will also ask participants to share areas of collaborative work they find...
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