2015 Online Conference

Thursday, September 17

3:30-4:45pm

Don’t be a Run Away Bride: The Possibility of Building a Long Term Relationship with your Community

Participants will explore ways to build sustainable relationships with communities. What are different stages of community engagement and methods museum practitioners can use? Together we’ll explore key ingredients for various options–from the “getting to know you” stage to an enduring long term relationship, ending the session fully “engaged.”

Chair:  Lindsey Baker, Executive Director, Laurel Historical Society, Laurel, MD
Beth Maloney, Museum Education Consultant, Baltimore, MD
Linda Norris, Independent Museum Professional, The Uncatalogued Museum, Treadwell, NY