Re-Unite: How Museums Can Bridge Our Cultural Divide

  • Thursday, September 21
  • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Lacombe Room

Presenter(s): 

Kippen de Alba Chu, Executive Director, Iolani Palace
W. James Burns, Executive Director, University of Arizona Museum of Art
Lorie Millward, Curator of Curiosity, Thanksgiving Point Institute
Micah Parzen, CEO, San Diego Museum of Man.

Moderator: 

Michael Fiegenschuh, Architect, Mithun

Track: 

  • Community Engagement, Leadership/Careerpath
What does 'Unity' mean to your organization? How does museum leadership work to create a respectful environment where people with differing world views can not only work together, but thrive because of it? Can design serve as a change agent to create safe and respectful places for this dialogue to occur? This session will explore how museums can play a role in bringing people together to find common ground and begin to reunite our communities. #UNITE