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Museums: Collaborating with Community

Mar 28, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM


How have museums responded to the ongoing needs of the public during the COVID-19 crisis in creative and innovative ways? During this panel discussion, we will explore how we see ourselves and our institutions in relation to our communities. We will also reflect on how museums have collaborated across their institutions and New York City…

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Explore Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

Mar 10, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM


CaringKind and the Jewish Museum invite families impacted by dementia to join teaching artist Hollie Ecker to explore the exhibition Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art. During this program, we will look closely at 3-4 artworks included in the exhibition and together explore the stories they tell.  Following our discussion, we will create our…

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Designing for Empathy Workshop – II

Mar 05, 2022 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glencairn Museum 1001 Cathedral Road Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 United States

Glencairn Museum and Elif M. Gökçiğdem, Ph.D. invite you to join us in person for this exciting, hands-on workshop in the inspiring setting of Glencairn Museum’s spacious Great Hall.  Dr. Gökçiğdem (author and founder of ONE – Organization of Networks for Empathy) will offer group instruction on theory, program development, and practical application following the…

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Queer Peers: Resilience and Change

Feb 17, 2022 6:00PM—7:30PM

Date: Thursday, February 17Time: 6:00-7:30pmLocation: ZoomRSVP: Michael Stevens, Roberto Chavez and/or Sam Ginsberg by February 16.Description:  Resilience and change. Two powerful words. Queer Peers hosts a special guest speaker, Rebecca Klassen, one of the curators of the current exhibition Art for Change: The Artist & Homeless Collaborative. Many of the artists involved were moved to volunteer due to the AIDS crisis…

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Reflections: COVID Check-In for Museum Educators

Feb 16, 2022


Time 6:15 PM EST Networking | 6:40 – 7:15 PM EST Program Presented by Charlotte Martin, Veniece Pinnock, and Alice W. Schwarz, moderated by Kimaada Le Gendre From emerging professionals to seasoned leaders, and from per-diem teaching staff to administrators, educators are continuing to confront new challenges while navigating the ongoing uncertainties of the COVID…

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Adult Programs Peer Group

Feb 15, 2022 5:30PM

Date: Tuesday, February 15Time: 5:30pm Location: Google MeetRSVP: Francesca D’AlessioDescription:  We will dive more deeply into discussing current issues related to evaluation and revenue in the age of COVID. Since many museum programs have pivoted to online platforms, how has your institution measured impact? What approaches has your museum used to generate revenue in virtual spaces? For many museums,…

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NYCMER Career Symposium

Jan 23, 2022 10:00AM—4:00PM

The virtual platform, Hopin

NYCMER will be back for another year of opportunities to help you navigate your career. Join us in the new year to build career skills with a full day of presentations and workshops to help 2022 be your best professional year yet! Sessions are led by experienced speakers in the field from across the country,…

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Educator Workshop—Engaging in Social and Emotional Learning

Dec 04, 2021 10:00AM—12:30PM


After a year of teaching and learning in new and unprecedented ways, a renewed focus on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) can help your students develop self-confidence, resilience, and empathy. Hear from special education teachers and Museum educators who created curriculum in New York City District 75 schools, which serve students with significant disabilities. Also…

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Farmhouse Family Day: Natural Dyes

Nov 20, 2021 11:00AM—3:00PM

5816 Clarendon Rd Brooklyn, NY 11203 United States

Join us in using plants from our garden to dye and color fabrics! Let’s go back to a time when people naturally colored fabrics using flowers, vegetables, and fruits. Stop by and create some of your own personal designs using all natural dyes. Feel free to stay for a tour of our historic house or…

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Educator Workshop—Surrealism Around the World

Nov 06, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM


Although Surrealism is often considered a Western European art movement, it had an international scope almost from its inception. This workshop and virtual exhibition tour explores the global reach of the Surrealist movement—which asserted the unconscious and dreams over the familiar and everyday—across space and time, tracing its global development through almost eight decades and…

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