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2019 Museum Educators Pre-Conference Workshop

  • 09 Jul 2019
  • 09 Aug 2019
  • Mississippi Museum of Art (Jackson, Mississippi)
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2019 AAAM PRE-CONFERENCE 

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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. Participants will also discuss the re-establishment of a formal community of AAAM museum educators.

The Museum Educators Workshop will feature:

  • Curator’s tour of the exhibition A Tale of Two Collections at the Mississippi Museum of Art
  • Interactive African drum and dance clinic with Alkebulan Music Philosophy
  • National Park Service presentation
  • The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation presentation

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY:

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation and the National Civil Rights Museum

   

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)

LOCATION:

Mississippi Museum of Art

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

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is a non-profit member organization established to support African and African American focused museums nationally and internationally as well as the…[ READ MORE ]

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