You may be social distancing but you are not alone. Join the California museum community for targeted virtual conversations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Come prepared with your questions and contributions regarding actions your museum is taking, your challenges, issues you are experiencing, and potential solutions.

Click one of the "Connect Now" buttons below to join a conversation from a PC, Mac, Linus, iOS, or Android on CAM's RingCentral platform on the scheduled day and time. The conversations are free to join and no RSVP is required. Check out the video at the bottom of this page for tips on joining a meeting using RingCentral. If you prefer to call in to the meeting, please contact Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org

Ask the Expert: Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 2:00PM 

Speaker: Corey D. Williams, Public Information Officer, Office of Disaster Assistance, Field Operations Center - West, U.S. Small Business Administration

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Ask the Expert: COVID-19 and Insurance Coverage

Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 2:00PM
Speaker:
Colleen Lazanich, CEO, CalNonprofits Insurance Services
Contact Colleen: colleen@cal-insurance.org
Direct Phone: 831.824.5002
Mobile: 707.888.0511

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Peer-to-Peer: Small Museums’ Issues (Budgets less than $750K)

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 2:00PM
Facilitator: Christine Stokes, Executive Director/Curator, Coronado Historical Association, and Lisa McDermott, Director, Carnegie Arts Center
If you participated in this Virtual Conversation and you would like to connect with the facilitators or others who participated, please reach out to Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org to facilitate an introduction.

Peer-to-Peer: Working Remotely

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 2:00PM
Facilitators:
Tomoko Kuta, Deputy Museum Director, New Children's Museum, and Mark Katrikh, Director, Museum Operations & Experience, Museum of Tolerance
If you participated in this Virtual Conversation and you would like to connect with the facilitators or others who participated, please reach out to Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org to facilitate an introduction. Click the link below to review the notes that were taken during the conversation!

Remote Working Notes 032420
(Adobe PDF File)

Peer-to-Peer: Communications in Crisis

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 2:00PM
Facilitator:
Jennifer Caballero, Marketing Director, Skirball Cultural Center
If you participated in this Virtual Conversation and you would like to connect with the facilitator or others who participated, please reach out to Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org to facilitate an introduction.

Peer-to-Peer: Providing Online Resources

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 2:00PM
Facilitators:
Rebekah Harding, Associate Director of Learning and Engagement, The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, and Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick, Director of Education, Crocker Art Museum
If you participated in this Virtual Conversation and you would like to connect with the facilitator or others who participated, please reach out to Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org to facilitate an introduction.

Peer-to-Peer: Fundraising and Membership

Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 10:00AM
Facilitators:
Karen Kienzle, Director, Palo Alto Art Center, and Kim Kirkhart, Director of Membership, Santa Barbara Zoo
If you participated in this Virtual Conversation and you would like to connect with the facilitator or others who participated, please reach out to Lacey Lieberthal at admin@calmuseums.org to facilitate an introduction.

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For technical support connecting to a Virtual Conversation,
contact Lacey Lieberthal, CAM's Administrative Coordinator, at admin@calmuseums.org or 831-471-9970 ext.101