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English Language Learners and Cultural Diversity

Jan 21, 2021 5:00PM

Join us for a discussion on how ELL education has changed in the virtual realm and what benefits we can translate into a  post-virtual realm.Please RSVP if you plan to come so I can send everyone a zoom invite link!

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Access Peer Group

Jan 20, 2021 6:00PM

Google Meet

To join this Access Peer Group Meeting, please RSVP to Julia Zubrovich or through this Google Form.

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Regional Meetup: Staten Island

Jan 20, 2021 6:00PM—7:00PM

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We’re going on a (virtual) field trip to the Alice Austen House! The staff at the house have recently mounted “Powerful and Dangerous: The Words of Audre Lorde,” and the NYC LGBT Sites Project recently co-hosted a virtual tour. For this meeting we’ll view the virtual tour (available here) followed by a discussion on how…

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Queer Peers

Jan 14, 2021 6:00PM


How do museums and cultural institutions amplify the visibility of LGBTQ+ voices when there is a history of erasureand absence in curatorial content? To what extent does erasure impact you at work as a staff member? Does not being visibly queer leave you out of the loop in discussions? We will explore a case study…

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Adult Programs Peer Group

Jan 12, 2021 5:30PM

Our next Adult Peer Group will explore the current state of adult programming.  Some museums are now open and transitioning back to onsite programming while others remain online. How do we build meaningful audience engagement and increase our impact while socially distanced and/or through a screen. How can we utilize virtual tools to expand program…

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Outdoor Education

Jan 12, 2021 4:00PM

Zoom Meeting ID: 846 2074 7815 Passcode: 583097

In partnership with NYSOEA, join for a casual conversation with other non-formal educators and outdoor program managers about how valuable aspects of outdoor programs may be translated to a virtual environment. What does outdoor education look like now? How have you been using virtual platforms? What works and what doesn’t? We encourage you to bring…

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New Year, New Skills: NYCMER Career Symposium

Jan 10, 2021 10:00AM—4:00PM


When: Sunday, January 10, 2021 10:00am-4:00pm Where: The virtual platform, Hopin Register: Member registration opens 12/20; Not-Yet-Member registration opens 12/23 We all know that 2020 has been… rough. Join us in the new year to build career skills with a full day of presentations and workshops to help 2021 be your best professional year yet!…

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Wave Goodbye to 2020 with NYCMER at our Annual Holiday Party!

Dec 16, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM

When: Wednesday, December 16th, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Join us virtually in Gather.townRSVP:  Register for Free! What a year it’s been! Join us for an evening of holiday cheer and anticipation for the New Year as the NYCMER Holiday Party goes virtual. We’ve got an exciting lineup, including: Guest appearances from The New York Transit Museum on their…

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Celebrating World Soil Day with Carlos Durigan, Country Director of WCS Brazil

Dec 08, 2020 5:30PM—7:00PM

For centuries, the Amazon persisted while indigenous people adapted to use soil and produced a kind of traditional agriculture. Now, after less than a hundred years of agribusiness expansion we’ve lost 20% of the forest. WCS Brazil Country Director, Carlos Durigan joins us to celebrate World Soil Day, to discuss the need to save the…

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K-12 and Family Programmers and Exhibitions and Interpretation

Dec 01, 2020 6:30PM—8:00PM

Zoom Meeting ID: 832 2160 4614 Passcode: 047741

RSVP: Jessica Pastore Description:  In a collaboration between the K-12 and Family Programs and Exhibits and Interpretation Peer Groups, this meeting will focus on the reinterpretation of collections through an anti-racist and anti-biased lens. Inspired by the current political atmosphere surrounding Black Lives Matter and the resulting conversations about museums’ place in society as cultural…

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