112 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549
Wednesday, November 6
9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Registration: MANY members $35 // Non members $45 // Includes lunch
Welcome by Karen Albert, Acting Director, Hofstra University Museum of Art
10 - 11:30 AM
Your Story, Our Story with The Tenement Museum
Kathryn Llloyd, Director of Programs, The Tenement Museum
Whose stories belong in museums? How do we open our museums to visitors’ and students’ stories? In this session, we’ll look at the Tenement Museum’s Your Story, Our Story initiative, an online exhibit and digital storytelling project that explores American identity through the objects and traditions in our lives. We’ll explore stories from the collection, consider our own stories and identities, and learn how museums can use the Your Story, Our Story initiative to open their collections to new narratives and underrepresented perspectives.
11:30 AM - 12 PM
MANY Update: Advocacy & Programs by Erika Sanger
12 - 1 PM
Lunch and Time to visit the gallery
1 - 2:30 PM
Is Your Museum A Destination?
Bob Provost, President & CEO, New York State Tourism Industry Association
Sara Poe, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, The Strong
Beth Duane, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Corning Museum of Glass
Lisa Soto, Director of Tourism Marketing, Licensing, and Public Relations, New York State Division of Tourism - I LOVE NY
How can your museum drive tourism and increase the economic impact of your community? What marketing tools can museums use? How can museums partner with their local tourism promotion agency to drive visitors to their organizations? Hear from industry professionals on how to make your museum a destination.
2:45 - 4:15 PM
Interpretation for Placemaking: Humanities NY Workshop
Scarlett Rebman, Grants Officer, HNY
Darren St. George, Education and Public Programs Director at Preservation Long Island
Scarlett Rebman, Grants Officer at Humanities New York, and Darren St. George, Education and Public Programs Director at Preservation Long Island, will share how an HNY Vision Grant supported the development of the Jupiter Hammon Project. In 2020, the project will explore the legacy of enslavement on Long Island through the life of Jupiter Hammon. Hammon was the first published African American poet who wrote and was enslaved at the Joseph Lloyd Manor, one of Preservation Long Island’s three historic house museums. Through an activity and discussion, participants will be invited to reflect on the importance and challenges of reinterpreting sites of enslavement and other difficult histories.
All workshop attendees are invited to MANY's Long Island Meet-Up following at 4:30.
Registration available here.
Schedule subject to change.