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Events this Week: December 14-20

Dec 14 2020

Events this Week: December 14-20

Events This Week

While our heritage partners are busy preparing for the holidays, here are some other online events and webinars that might be of interest to you!

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Coffee with Ken: Public Art

  • Date: Tuesday, December 15
  • Time: 9:00-10:00 am
  • Location: Online
  • Host Organization: Maryland State Arts Council

Here’s your chance to get the ear of the Director! Join MSAC’s Executive Director, Ken Skrzesz and your fellow colleagues across the state on Tuesday mornings with your favorite coffee drink (or tea, if you’re like Ken!) for a topic-specific dialogue about the arts in Maryland. Ken will be joined by MSAC’s Public Art Program Director, Liesel Fenner, and MSAC’s Public Art Project Manager, Ryan Patterson for this session. Event is free to attend.

Reflecting on 2020: Navigating the Trials, Triumphs & Transformation of Cultural Organizations in the Pandemic Era

  • Date: Tuesday, December 15
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Location: Online
  • Host Organization: Cuseum

Join Cuseum for a conversation about the trials, triumphs, and transformation that cultural organizations have experienced in 2020. All speakers have recently been celebrated as 2020 Museum Innovators in Blooloop – join them as they wrap up the year and explore the future of museums. Webinar is free to attend.

Museums and COVID: How to Use the Latest Research to Your Advantage

  • Date: Tuesday, December 15
  • Time: 3:00-4:10 pm
  • Location: Online
  • Host Organization: Institute of Museum and Library Services

Join the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the American Alliance of Museums, and research nonprofit OCLC for a packed 75 minutes of scientific information on the virus’s behavior on materials commonly found or used in museums.

In addition to a presentation and discussion of the latest REALM (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) project research, participants will also hear from AAM and museum practitioners on best practices, tips, and lessons learned, and come away with information they can consider for their own environments. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required.

As always, be sure to check the Four Rivers Heritage Area Events Calendar for the latest updates.