Thursday, September 30, 2021 - Thursday, October 28, 2021
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Museums and indigenous communities are increasingly seeking to engage in collaborative working relationships. However, resources to help guide this work have been lacking. In response to this need, the Guidelines for Collaboration (www.guidelinesforcollaboration.info) was developed over a period of several years with the participation of over 50 Native and non-Native museum professionals, scholars, and artists.
With the Guidelines as the main reference, this course will walk participants through the process of building positive foundations of mutual respect and trust, essential to collaborative work. Topics will be co-presented by a diverse group of museum professionals and artists experienced in collaborative museum work. Further, course participants will learn how to adapt the Guidelines to their own work.
As the conservation of cultural heritage continues to evolve toward a more humanist practice, the Guidelines for Collaboration offers a helpful reference. Sessions will allow time for questions and discussion.
Upon completion of the course, participants will:
- Have the tools they need to successfully collaborate with Native communities
- Understand how to adapt the Guidelines for Collaboration to their own work
- Know how to document collaborative work
- Have suggestions on where to turn for financial support for collaborative projects with Native communities
Early Bird Registration Fee (on or before September 22): $99
Standard Registration (after September 22): $149
The statements and opinions expressed by panelists, hosts, attendees, or other participants of this event are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of, nor are endorsed by, the American Alliance of Museums.