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North country Meet Up

Adirondack Experience

9097 NY-30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

Monday, September 23

2:30 - 6:30 pm

Admission free. Registration required.


2:30 - 3:30 PM 

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum’s Collections’ Study and Storage Center with Chief Curator Laura Rice

4 - 5 PM

Caring for Our Collections, Caring for Our Visitors with Doreen Alessi-Holmes, Conservator, and staff from the Interpretation team: Cheryl Braunstein, Micaela Hall, and Stephanie Hample

How do you care for objects? For people? The Adirondack Experience is re-focusing on both! Attendees will get an in-depth look at our diverse collection—from boats to fine arts to taxidermy—and learn about the science that goes into object conservation. Participants will hear about our strategies to better engage visitors; ADKX is sensory-inclusive certified and is renovating facilities for guests with sensory processing disorders and their families. Working with consultants, we have revised staff training to most effectively deliver our interpretive content and to better meet the needs of diverse audiences, both efforts supported by grants from IMLS and the State of New York

5 - 6:30 PM


2019 Fall meet-ups are sponsored by:

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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Troy, NY 12180 USA

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