Wednesday, May 6, 2020
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Eastern Time
The rewards of working in a museum also come with risks, like blurry work-life boundaries and stressful interactions with the public. In this discussion, experts will offer their thoughts on self-care as well as tips for maintaining staff wellness practices within the museum – during this moment and beyond. EdCom hosts, Reggie Lynch of the Akron Art Museum and Meriel Stokoe of Syracuse University, will be joined by: Sarah Erdman, author of The Care and Keeping of Museum Professionals; Lauren Kochian, President of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology; and, Camille Bethune-Brown, Director of Collections at the Women’s Museum of San Diego (and ERYT-500 Vinyasa Yoga Instructor).
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.