Change is Required - Bearing Witness: Truth, Trust and Civic Engagement
Three contributors explore how, in this time of widespread anxiety, isolation, mis- and dis-information, and ‘culture war’ flareups, museums can maintain their reputations as trustworthy organizations and still address such timely and significant issues as climate change, systemic racism, political partisanship, and economic inequity.
Building Community in the Museum Workplace (And Why It's More Important Than Ever)
Join us for this free webinar that will examine how building community within museums can help staff members navigate a changing world of work and increase their museum’s capacity to serve its external communities. No matter your position, you will learn the true meaning of community and be inspired to look at your work in a whole new light. EVERYONE WELCOME
Change is Required, A Discussion
Change Is Required; Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Musuem, is a culmination of essays by leading museum professionals as the entire field begins to adapt and change to cultural and professional realignment over the last two years. Join three essay authors as they share their thoughts.
Journeys in Becoming a Diverse and Inclusive Organization
Acknowledging that some progress has been made but that huge challenges remain, MuseumExpert.org recognizes that this issue is central in the global effort to building fulfilling museum careers. Amparo Leyman Pino, of Yellow Cow Consulting, will moderate a panel on this topic.
Well-Being & The Museum Staff Featuring John Falk and Judy Koke
Museums have long argued for their value to society, but what happens when you turn the question inward? Can museums contribute to the well-being of their own staff members? Building on our October 21 webinar, "An Interview with John Falk, Author of The Value of Museums: Enhancing Societal Well-Being", we welcome Dr. Falk back to our webinar series to consider the question of applying the well-being model to museum staff.
The Value of Museums: Enhancing Societal Well-Being
Among many lessons learned from previous webinars is the need to reconsider the connection with the community. Through the pandemic we have seen museums contributing directly to the well-being of their communities by offering food services, places for students to connect to wi-fi for on-line school programs, vaccination sites and just recently many museums in the US participated in a nationwide effort called “Communities for Immunity” to boost vaccine confidence in their communities. Does this mean that the value of museums in society has changed?
Now Hiring! But who will museum leaders hire?
As museums continue to restructure and reopen, many face new challenges in finding, keeping, and developing staff in a “new normal” that is rife with uncertainty. This recorded webinar features leaders from a variety of museums addressing these challenges and share their