Member Spotlight:

Kinneret

Kinneret Kohn Manager of Teen Programs New-York Historical Society

Kinneret Kohn is the Manager of Teen Programs at the New-York Historical Society and is currently serving her fourth year on the NYCMER Board. Her previous positions include the Manager of Education & Public Programs and Interim Head of Programs & Visitor Experience at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the Education Specialist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and as an Education Intern at the American Folk Art Museum. Kinneret earned an M.S. Ed in Leadership in Museum Education from Bank Street College of Education; an M.A. in International Education Development, focus on Peace Education, from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a B.A. in International Studies from The Ohio State University. She tweets at @KinneretK.

The 2018 NYCMER Conference was held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Teachers College, Columbia University.

 

Conference Theme

React & Respond: The Next Steps

 

This year's conference featured:

  • Keynote Conversation with Gonzalo Casals, Director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, and Annie Polland, Executive Director at the American Jewish Historical Society. Moderated by Keonna Hendrick, cultural strategist and educator.
  • 26 sessions and 5+ poster presentations on a variety of topics including: inclusivity, best practices and lessons learned, access, activism and social justice, community engagement, program development and facilitation, equity, diversity, advocacy, and more!
  • Opportunities to network and connect with friends and colleagues at peer group meet ups, poster sessions, opening and closing receptions, and more!

 

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