CLIMATE CHANGE – IMPLICATIONS FOR MUSEUM PRACTICE – Wednesday, January 16, 2019 – 12 noon – 1 pm Eastern Time (Can’t make the time? Sign up to watch later.)
Learn how museums large and small are helping to build public awareness, mitigation and resilience in the face of climate change, and the challenges and successes they have experienced.
Moderator – Robert R. Janes, Founder and Co-Chair, Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice – reminding us why museums taking climate action is a natural fit.
Start the new year off with the Ontario Museums Association and the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice as we share how three Ontario organizations are addressing climate change in their museums.
- Laurie Carmount, Curator, Minden Hills Cultural Centre & Nature’s Place, Minden, Ontario – Laurie will be discussing Nature’s Place, a straw bale construction built in partnership with Fleming College, and her work with local environmental and youth groups.
- Shiralee Hudson Hill, Lead Interpretive Planner, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario – Shiralee will be presenting more on the development of podcasts that complement the AGO’s Anthropocene by bringing in indigenous and other perspectives not shown as readily in the exhibit.
- Ian Kerr-Wilson, Manager, Heritage Resource Management, Tourism and Culture, Planning ad Economic Development, City of Hamilton – Ian will address his municipal mandate of preserve, present, and sustain and how this is interpreted in Hamilton’s museums.
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