MAAM collaborates with the Cooperstown Graduate Program on series about race and museum practice

Hear from museum professionals and other academics about race and how to create a more diverse and welcoming workplace. This is a unique opportunity to engage in this important conversation with professionals who are working to seriously and creatively address the ongoing challenges facing museums today. Each session will address a specific topic and aspect of the discussion. It will provide critically relevant commentary and discussion for current and emerging museum professionals.

Click here to view the PDF Flyer with full session descriptions and speaker bios for this program. 

1. The Anti-Racism Starter Pack: 5 Things to know about race, racism, and anti-racism

Sallie Han & Tracy Betsinger

Nov. 4, 2020 6pm EST

2) Walking the Talk: Practical Solutions for Museums, Equity, and Inclusion

Gretchen Sorin & William Walker

Nov. 11, 2020 6pm EST

3) Listening to Unheard Voices: Interpreting Diverse Perspectives

Katie Boardman, Cindy Falk, Lavada Nahon, & Tonia Galban

Nov. 16, 2020 6pm EST

4) Choices, Changes, and Cheerleaders: Colorful Museum Careers

Sonnet Takahisa, Shiv Desai, & Monica Mariño

Dec. 2, 2020 6pm EST

You can register for single sessions, or register for all 4 sessions for a discount.

MAAM Members receive half off the non-member price!

Alumni of the Cooperstown Graduate Program can attend at the MAAM member rate. If you need assistance with receiving this special rate, email us at

Registration for individual sessions is limited to the first 100 registrants. These sessions will be recorded and will be released to registered attendees. You will receive information on how to access the virtual meeting in a confirmation email. Click here to register for the series!

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326


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