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Museums During COVID-19

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Slavic Reference Service
Virtual
Date
Oct 21, 2020   9:00 am  
Speaker
Sigita Balzekas, Ann Fortescue, Heather Nice, Elizabeth Sutton
Cost
Free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Joe Lenkart
E-Mail
lenkart@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
International and Area Studies Library

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, museums from around the world have developed strategies to offset the impact of the global pandemic on funding, programs, and services as well as curation of collections. As museums continue to shift their programs to online platforms, this panel discussion brings together perspectives from curators, museum directors, and representatives from national organizations.

Featuring distinguished panelists:

  • Sigita Balzekas, Vice President - Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
  • Ann Fortescue, President - International Museum of Art and Science
  • Heather Nice, Director of Education - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • Elizabeth Sutton, Director - Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

This forum will be held remotely via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, beginning at 9 AM CST. Register today!

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