Thursday, November 4, 2021
10:00 am to 4:00 am Eastern Time
Long Island Museum
- 1200 NY-25A
- Stony Brook, NY, 11790
In this multi-presentation forum, museum professionals will have the opportunity to learn from leaders in the field and spend valuable time with colleagues in small group settings.
Long Island Partnership Forum
Long Island Museum
Thursday, November 4
10 AM – 4 PM
Building Consultant Connections: Success Strategies for Small Museums
Christina Ferwerda, Curriculum Developer, Writer, Ferwerda Creative Services
Jack Braulein, Executive Director, D&H Canal Historical Society
Melissa Branfman, Executive Director, Wyckoff House Museum
Trent Oliver, Managing Director, Blue Telescope
Wondering how working with a consultant could bring new life to a stagnant exhibit, help you build better projects, and create long-term success networks for your institution? This session highlights strategies for small and mid-sized museums to find exhibit consultants, develop effective working relationships, and maintain contact to improve an institution’s growth over time.
Context as Content: Designing Museums that Connect Visitors to Place
Eric Bunge, Founding Partner, nARCHITECTS
Mimi Hoang, Founding Partner, nARCHITECTS
Jeanne Haffner, PhD, Curatorial Director, Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center, NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
The NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and the Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center are new institutions designed to deeply engage visitors with the historic and environmental context around them. Learn how the multi-disciplinary project teams have crafted spaces that meaningfully connect exhibition content and mission with the surrounding sites.
Hands-on learning, data literacy and leveraging assets through partnership
Jessica Bauder, Director of Education, Children’s Museum of Saratoga
Aimee Terzulli, Director of Education, Long Island Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga (CMAS) and the Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM) offer programs teaching data literacy and climate change through hands-on learning. Both museums leverage assets with museum partners to share resources and serve a wider audience. CMAS and LICM will present how data literacy programs and museum partnerships can be used in climate change education.
Each Partnership Forum will be from 10 AM – 4 PM. Registration is $30 for MANY members and $25 for Non-members; includes museum admission and lunch.
Partnership Forums are sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts, Humanities New York, Aria Strategies, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, NYS Canal Corporation, and the New York Council of Nonprofits.
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.