New Ideas Need Old Buildings: Museums, Cities and Adaptive Reuse
Facilities and Risk Management
Washington State Convention Center  Sunday, May 18  3:30-4:45 p.m.     618-619 
Seattle boasts many important examples of how museums have adapted old buildings, ranging from pop-up galleries to world-famous cultural centers. The people who conceived and implemented these projects will share insights with attendees on how their new ideas have redefined the museum in the city.

Small Museums

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Leonard Garfield - Museum of History & Industry

Leonard Garfield is Executive Director of the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle. He led a long term expansion and relocation to a historic property on Lake Union, completed in 2012. Prior to his work at MOHAI he held positions in Historic Preservation and oversaw Cultural Resources programs in King County. Leonard has degrees in American Culture and History.

Katherine Oman - AMS Planning & Research

Owen Richards -

Matthew Richter -

Rick Sundberg -

Beth Takekawa - Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience