Member Spotlight:

Laura

Laura Sloan Manager of Docent and Access Programs Rubin Museum of Art

Laura Sloan is the Manager of Docent and Access Programs at the Rubin Museum of Art. She completed her M.A. in Museum Studies from The City College of New York and has been involved with the Rubin since 2011. She is interested in ways that museums can be engaging and restorative spaces for people of all abilities. Laura manages monthly Access programs for visitors with Alzheimer's/Dementia and their caregivers, tours for visitors who are blind or have low vision, and monthly tours and programs for seniors. Laura recruits and trains museum educators ensuring that they have everything they need to lead incredible tours at the museum including ongoing trainings and professional developments.

The 2016 NYCMER Conference was held on May 2, 2016 at the Morgan Library.

 

 

Conference attendess live-tweeted using #nycmer16

 

This year's conference featured:

 

Keynote Conversation with Steven Seidel, Faculty Director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Jennifer Ifil-Ryan, Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling.

 

Handouts and presentations along with a full video of the keynote from the conference are shared on the resource section of the Member Zone.