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Upcoming Webinars

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Look for June webinar details soon!
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Past Webinars

Community in the Workplace Barriers Survey: Results and Analyses

Community in the Workplace Barriers Survey: Results and Analyses

As we all work towards a more equitable museum community, it's important to explore what museum staff feel the perceived barriers to a human-centered workplace are. Join MuseumExpert.org Founder, Walter Staveloz as he leads a conversation with Anne W, Ackerson (AASLH/Anne W. Ackerson Consulting), Laura Lott (COO of the National Gallery of Art), and Micah Parzen (CEO of the Museum of Us). This panel will review and discuss the results of the April 2024 MuseumExpert.org Survey on Barriers to Equitable Museum Work survey.

Next Narratives: Inside/Outside

Next Narratives: Inside/Outside

In this session, Joanne Jones-Rizzi, Meredith Sorin Horsford, and Brandie Macdonald--three contributors to Change Is Required: Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Museum—do a deep dive into the complexities of museum narratives. They share their perspectives on successes, missteps, and still vexing challenges.

Community in the Workplace Series: Sharing Our Human-Centered WorkplacePractices Will Uplift Us All

Community in the Workplace Series: Sharing Our Human-Centered WorkplacePractices Will Uplift Us All

In this second step in our series, we have asked Micah Parzen, CEO of the Museum of Us (San Diego, California) to lead a webinar/workshop combo to share his recent work on the creation of a human-centered workplace. In the first part, he will share his vision and what he has learned through several recent workshops on this matter. In the second part, he will lead a conversation with participants based on his evaluation of the questions that matter as they emerged through these workshops.

Community in the Workplace Series with Wendy Wolff

Community in the Workplace Series with Wendy Wolff

The pandemic accelerated widespread change in the concept of work, the process of work, and the role of the workplace in social justice and equity, and has left many museums questioning their organizational structures, business models, and roles in communities. While museums rebuild, reorganize, and reconnect, employees are questioning their roles in influencing and implementing change within their museums and communities, and many are rethinking how to re-balance work and personal well-being.

Museums and Societal Collapse: The Museum as Lifeboat

Museums and Societal Collapse: The Museum as Lifeboat

This webinar will be a lively conversation between Robert Janes, Avi Decter, and Marsha Semmel focusing on Janes' just-published volume, Museums and Societal Collapse: The Museum as Lifeboat.

Post-Pandemic New Museum Reality: The European Perspective

Post-Pandemic New Museum Reality: The European Perspective

The U.S. and Europe have faced the same pandemic but the impact on museum strategies and the museum workforce has differed. Join is as we discuss the influence of the pandemic on European museums and their staff.

Ukrainian Museum Professionals: Challenges and Innovations of Museums in Times of Conflict

Ukrainian Museum Professionals: Challenges and Innovations of Museums in Times of Conflict

Two Ukrainian museum professionals discuss the state of museums since the beginning of full-scale conflict in February 2022.

Change is Required - Bearing Witness: Truth, Trust and Civic Engagement

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)

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, 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

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

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.

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