Member Spotlight:

Charlotte

Charlotte Martin Senior Manager of Access Initiatives Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Charlotte Martin serves as President on the NYCMER Board of Trustees. She has worked as an educator at museums around New York City and Washington, DC for several years, and is currently Senior Manager of Access Initiatives at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. In this role, she works with visitors with disabilities, striving to help empower them--as with all audiences--as learners. She has previously worked in education at the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, National Gallery of Art, Museum of the Moving Image, and Children's Museum of Manhattan. Charlotte has an M.A.T. in Museum Education from The George Washington University and a B.A. in the History of Art from Yale University. She previously served on the NYCMER board as Trustee-at-Large (2016-2018), Secretary & Peer Group Liaison (2014-2016), and intern (2013-2014).

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Continuing the Conversation: Strategies for Latinx Museum Engagement

Where: American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York City, NY

When:6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Workshop Organizer: NYCMER

What role does the Spanish language play in cultivating Latinx participation in museum offerings? What other barriers of entry for these communities are at play? How can we more actively engage and participate with Latinx communities across museum programs? Panelists from the popular NYCMER Annual Conference session Con las Puertas Abiertas: Strategies for Latinx Museum Engagement will join NYCMER for an evening of discussion on how to create genuine engagement with New York City’s diverse Latinx communities.

 

Speakers will include:

- Christina Ramos, Hispanic Federation

- Elena González, Gracie Mansion

- Soley Esteves, American Museum of Natural History

- Valentín Concha-Núñez, El Museo del Barrio

 

Accessibility:


NYCMER is committed to providing opportunities for all of our members to participate in our programs and engage with one another. The venue is wheelchair accessible. To enter the event please use the Central Park West Security Entrance between 77th and 81st Street on the first floor. Please follow the driveway beneath the main steps up to the Museum. This entrance is wheelchair accessible and all public floors of the Museum can be reached by elevator. Public elevators near Central Park West and 77th Street entrances and those in the Rose Center are equipped with Braille signage and give auditory signals.

 

*Please note: The 81st Street/Museum of Natural History (B and C trains) subway station and subway entrance to the Museum are not wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible subway station is the 72nd Street station (1, 2, and 3 trains), with a connection on the northbound M7 on Amsterdam Avenue.

 

Should you require any accessibility services (ASL interpretation, live captioning, etc.), please contact info@nycmer.org as soon as possible.

 

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The 2019 NYCMER Annual Conference and related programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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