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2019 AAAM Pre-Conference Museum Educators Workshop

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

ACTIVATE, LISTEN, EMPOWER:

A Special Workshop for Museum Educators

Join us for an interactive session, which will feature case studies and examples of how museums across the country have tackled the challenges of interpreting difficult history within today’s social climate; as well as gain tools, techniques, and resources. The full-day workshop will be held at the Mississippi Museum of Art on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm).

 

CLICK HERE to Register  or to view the Museum Educators Workshop Agenda

 

The workshop will include a presentation by the National Park Service on community engagement regarding difficult history, a curator’s tour of the Mississippi Museum of Art’s exhibition A Tale of Two Collections, and engage in  one of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum’s educational programs Under the Light: Africa before the Slave Trade. Educators will discuss current trends and challenges in the field.  Workshop will feature a listening session to re-establish a community of practice among museum educators of AAAM. Refreshments will be provided.

COST:

$30 Registration Fee

  • Lunch is included
  • Refreshments will be provided
  • Maximum number of participants:  20 people

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Educators and Interpreters from African American museums, libraries, historic sites and cultural centers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean seeking insight on how technology can extend their institutional capacity, thereby making their collections and programs more accessible to the communities they serve.

TIME COMMITMENT:

Wednesday, August 7 (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

(All participants will be required to attend both days of the workshop to receive the Certificate of Completion).

LOCATION:

Mississippi Museum of Art

(Transportation will be provided from the Westin Hotel & Hilton Garden Inn).

Details

Date:
August 7
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://aaam.wildapricot.org/event-3478101

Venue

Jackson, MS
Jackson, MS United States