The Transgender Museum Experience: Creating a Safe Space for Everyone to Work, Learn, and Play


Holly M. Crawford, Education Manager, ESMoA (El Segundo Museum of Art)
Aarin Wilde, Education Coordinator, Foss Waterway Seaport
Maria Ruiz Gonzalez, Museum Consultant


Mac Buff, Manager of School and Teacher Programs, Tacoma Art Museum


  • Community Engagement

Transgender people are members of every community museums engage, from staff and volunteers to visitors and participants. How can your institution create a safe space for people of all genders? This panel discussion will include a brief overview of gender identity before diving into a conversation about successful engagement around the region. Learn from your colleagues, develop strategies to take home with you, and discover resources to shift your museum’s workplace culture.