Behind the Scenes: Inviting Guests into Restricted Areas
Collections Stewardship
Washington State Convention Center  Sunday, May 18  2-3:15 p.m.     609 
Behind-the-scenes tours help demystify the museum by educating guests about research and collections work. But it is equally important to consider factors like object safety, insurance policies and confidentiality. Join a panel of experts to discuss the diversity, pros and cons of these programs.

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Rachael Faust - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Rachael Faust is Manager of the Artist Initiative SFMOMA. She supports the Artist Initiative interdisciplinary collection research projects and manages art operations at the museum’s Collections Center. With a background in collections management and museum education, she is focused on making museum collections more accessible through innovative programming and new technologies. She also actively investigates the care and management of contemporary artworks that challenge traditional collection

Meagan Huff - Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Kelly Lyons - Cranbrook Art Museum

Laura Phillips - Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture

Wendy Spaulding - Oregon Coast Aquarium