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#NYCMERREADS: November Book Club

Nov 10, 2020 4:00PM—5:30PM

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Topic of Discussion: LGBTQ Children’s Books for Your Community Hosted by : Queer Peers = Description: How can we bridge LGBTQ topics and children’s books into brave spaces within our museums? Join us for this upcoming book club meeting with the Queer Peers! In this meeting, we’ll have the chance to engage in meaningful discussion…

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Regional Meet Up: North Jersey

Oct 29, 2020 6:00PM

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RSVP:  Description: Bummed you’re missing out on the season festivities? Join the the first ever meetup of the North Jersey Peer Group for a Halloween Happy Hour! Bring a fall snack or beverage and your favorite Halloween outfit or costume. We’ll spend some time getting to know one another, discuss plans and potential schedules…

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Beyond Zoom: Exploring Platforms+ Tools for Virtual Learning

Oct 17, 2020 2:00PM—3:30PM


Register now for this October 17th Program! Trying to choose the best platform or piece of technology for your program? Join us as we learn from experts in the field about the best tools to use beyond Zoom. Building upon the “Beyond the Walls: Museum Educational Programs in the Digital Space” session from the 2020…

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Past Event: Ethical Remote Internships

Aug 25, 2020 2:00PM

Please find the link to a recording of the conversation here: Ethical Remote Internships

Tuesday, August 25th at 2 pm ET/1 pm CT/12 pm MT/11 am PT Considering hosting remote internships in the Fall, Spring, or upcoming Summer terms? Join us for a panel discussion, moderated by Sheridan Small of Dumbarton House, of internship supervisors and interns as they explore recruitment and sourcing positions, onboarding, managing and communication advice,…

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Past Event: Unionization & Worker Compensation in Museums

Jun 22, 2020 5:00PM—6:30PM


Program Description The work of museum educators and cultural workers is often referred to as a “labor of love,” with real impacts on wages and professional opportunity. Challenge this idea and join NYCMER for a conversation on unionization and worker protection in museum education and its implications in the COVID-19 world. Educators and other museum…

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#NYCMERREADS: June Book Club

Jun 19, 2020 4:30PM—6:30PM

Zoom information will be emailed to folks who have RSVPed on the morning of June 19th.

Black Lives Matter: Museum Responses and Their Actions

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May 26, 2020 4:00PM—5:30PM

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Building Solidarity Anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this book club meeting, we’ll consider ways that we can support the Asian American community, and ultimately adopt anti-racist stances: how can we advocate for unity among BIPOC communities, in which African American and Latinx populations are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis?…

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NYCMER 2020 Annual Conference

May 11, 2020 9:00AM—5:00PM

Hopin, registration required for access

With social distancing guidelines and rapid changes in our field, we recognize that connection and exchange with colleagues is as crucial as ever. NYCMER is committed to providing a platform for museum educators (and others) to share their expertise and a forum for exchanges of ideas. We are excited to be able to continue to…

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#NYCMERReads: April Book Club

Apr 21, 2020 3:00PM—5:00PM

Google Hangout Join by phone ‪+1 609-474-6614‬ PIN: ‪981 788 026‬#

Grief, Art, and the Outdoors under Quarantine Host Peer Group: Historic Sites and Outdoor Education  What have we lost and gained from art and nature in this time of crisis? How can both still bring us together? Reading/Viewing Selection:  What happens when we lose art that brings us together? NYTimes, March 20, 2020 How Can…

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