Lessons from the International Community: Sharing Cultural Heritage Across Generations
  
Education and Interpretation
Monday, May 19  1:45-3 p.m.     Washington State Convention Center  620
  
"First Peoples: A Co-Curated Exhibition between Museum Victoria and Indigenouse Communities in Australia at the Bunjikala Aboriginal Cultural Centre" higlights how this collaborative model has facilitated community access, improved research and identification, informed the management and display of collections in a culturally sensitive manner, and fostered the exchange of knowledge and skills.

"Engaging Visitors with Intangible Heritage" investigates programs in development at the National Museum of Qatar that will represent the history, heritage and culture of Qatar through collections and a special emphasis on intangible cultural heritage such as stories, poems and celebrations that have been passed down from generations. Participants will experience and explore how intangible heritage can be presented to engage audience and celebrate national identity.


  

Global Perspectives


Layla Al-Dorani - National Museum of Qatar


Rajaa Elamin - National Museum of Qatar


Caroline Martin - Museum Victoria


Greg Stevens - American Alliance of Museums

Greg has directed the AAM professional development program since 2007, including seminars and webinars, international programs, Professional Network programs, EMP initiatives, AAM Career Café and Museum Career Labs, reaching thousands of colleagues each year. He is co-editor (with Wendy Luke)of A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career (2012, The AAM Press). He holds an MAT, Museum Education from The George Washington University and a BA in theatre from San Diego State University.