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Monday, April 8

10:45am-12:15pm


One Object, Many Stories: How an Obscure Jail Ledger Brought Together Five Cultural Organizations and One Grandchild

Emerging from a rare ledger discovered at the Iron Center Museum, three museums, two cultural organizations, and a determined researcher converged paths to formulate a rich collaboration. This session will tell the story on how these five cultural organizations came together through one object.

Margaret Gibbs, Independent Museum Consultant 

Fabiana Chiu-Rinaldi, Program Officer Museums/Electronic Media & Films, NYSCA

Amy Chin, Independent Researcher and Genealogist

Yue Ma, Director for Collections and Research, Museum of Chinese in America

Don Papson, Curator, North Star Underground Railroad Museum

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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