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Southern Tier Re-Visioning Change Workshop

  • October 22, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Chemung County Historical Society 415 E Water St, Elmira, NY 14901


Chemung County Historical Society
Monday, October 22, 2018

Registration includes coffee, lunch, and all three sessions!

10:00-11:30am - Skeletons in the Closet: How to Tackle the Biggest Collections Challenges Head On

Miranda PetersCollections Manager, Fort Ticonderoga
Margaret Staudter, Registrar, Fort Ticonderoga

Every museum has a corner, closet, or even room where “difficult” collections have accumulated. These are the overwhelming areas where you don’t know where to begin. Join the Fort Ticonderoga staff to discuss past museum practices, unfit storage spaces, documentation, and how to re-house over 23,000 objects in 12 months.

11:30 - 12:00pm - MANY Update: Advocacy & Programs by Erika Sanger

12:00 - 1:00pm - Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 - How to Facilitate Community Conversations

Michael Washburn, Director of Programs, Humanities New York
Connor Goodwin, Programs Officer, Humanities New York

Humanities New York will lead a special training workshop during which participants will develop their skills in making discussions more productive and engaging and will learn strategies to involve museum program attendees in thoughtful conversations.

2:45 - 4:15 - New World of Corporate Membership and Sponsorship

Becky Wehle, President & CEO, Genesee Country Village & Museum

The corporate giving landscape has changed in recent years as large companies (and their big gifts) disappear and smaller companies are looking for a stronger return on their investment. Join development staff, a fundraising consultant, and a corporate representative to exchange ideas about identifying, cultivating, and stewarding corporations for membership and sponsorship.

All workshop attendees are invited to MANY's Southern Tier Meet Up following at 4:30. Registration available here

Thank you to our Sponsors!

The Museum Association of New York helps shape a better future for museums and museum professionals by uplifting best practices and building organizational capacity through advocacy, training, and networking opportunities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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