This webinar was recorded LIVE on August 11, 2022. Watch the recording. Read the transcript.
Note: This session dedicates time to both the San Diego and Bay Area branches of the National Emerging Museum Professionals Network.
Moving on Up: The Unwritten Rules for Career Advancement as an Emerging BIPOC Museum Professional
Navigating the world of museums as an emerging professional can be challenging; yet the challenges for BIPOC professionals are even greater, breaking into an industry that has institutional legacies of discrimination. The panel of BIPOC museum leaders will share their experiences and how they navigate the barriers placed upon them. We encourage all attendees to attend this session to hear their voices!
Presenters: Azha Simmons, President, Bay Area Emerging Museum Professionals; Demetri Broxton, Senior Director of Education, Museum of the African Diaspora; Javier Plasencia, Program Manager for the University of San Francisco Museum Studies MA Program
It's Brutal Out Here: The Future of Museum Work for Emerging Professionals
A panel for all museum professionals! Join board members from San Diego's Emerging Museum Professionals to discuss the shifting climate and culture of early career professionals. Panelists will discuss the challenges and future of museum work, and how affordable programming and partnerships can help emerging museum workers navigate the field.
Presenters: Mikee Ferran, Museum Exhibition and Visual Arts Manager, California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum; Tiona Lyons-King, Visitor Services Lead, Mingei International Museum; Jon Osio Lardizabal, Marketing and Events Coordinator, PARU
These were originally presented as panels for the CAM 2022 mini-conferences in San Francisco and San Diego and have been adapted for a webinar format.