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Long Island Re-Visioning Change Workshop

  • November 16, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Long Island Children's Museum 11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530



Long Island Children's Museum
Friday, November 16, 2018

Option 1:
Session #A: Kristin Herron, Arts Program Director, Architecture + Design, Museum, New York State Council on the Arts

Session #B: Reclaiming our Time: Making History Relevant by Connecting Slavery and Racism in Modern America

Micah Blumenthal, Storyteller/Co-Workshop Leader, TMI Project
Kara Gaffken, Director of Public Programming, Historic Huguenot Street

Discover how three organizations came together to shed light on the connection between slavery in America and the continued racism and discrimination in American society. We will divulge how we turned an immersive, overnight experience in a slave cellar into five, first-person monologues; includes live performanc

Session #C: CTLE and Me: How to Meet the Needs of Educators

James R. Jenkins, Museum Instructor, New York State Museum
Michael Stevens, Museum Educator, School and Teacher Programs, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Engaging teachers can be a difficult even without NYSED Continued Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements. This session will provide an overview of the requirements and the application process. Session leaders will offer examples of teacher workshops that meet CTLE requirements and discuss how to improve and attract teachers to your programs.

Option 2:
Full Day Workshop:
Finding the Words: Interpretive Writing Strategies for Museums

Kris Wetterlund, Director of Education and Interpretation, Corning Museum of Glass

Museum workers write a lot: exhibit panels, audio tours, catalogs, blogs, books, manuals, and more. But, is our writing really engaging the public? Does it clearly support coping with or promoting change? Panelists will share their diverse interpretive writing strategies, samples, tips, resources, and best practices and participants will try writing in a new way.

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