Advocacy in Global Museums: Empowering Local Communities
  
Georgia World Congress Center  Monday, April 27  8:30-9:45 a.m.     B314 
  
The session focuses on how three Emirati museum professionals view the social value of museums as essential to the preservation of their national identity in the UAE, where nationals make up about 20 percent of the total population. Presenters will share their stories of best lessons learned from their own communities.
  

Global Perspectives

Session Format :    Talk Show

Learner Outcomes

1. Learn how to avoid stereotyping when designing ethnic or regional exhibitions.

2. Identify what worked best for first museum programming for marginalized desert communities.

3. Learn how issues of identity are critical in developing new audiences for a first national museum.