Sarah: On the Road & On Air

On-Demand Video: Introduction and Invitation (just 20 mins.) to Signing On to the Cultural Institutions’ Sector of We Are Still In

Winter – Spring 2019

  • May 12, 2020 Noon MT Museums and Climate Action: Sustainable Museums teams up with America’s Pledge to share the big picture of climate action gaps and opportunities in the United States and how museums and other cultural institutions can be a part of it. Free, of course. Please register here.
  • April 22 Harvard Global Earth Day Celebration 9:30 am EST
  • March 6 Heritage at Risk: A Dialogue on the Effects of Climate Change 5:30 pm Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • March 5 – 6, 2020 Stemming the Tide at the Smithsonian Institution on Global Strategies for Sustaining Cultural Heritage Through Climate Change. I’ll be moderating two of the session during these days. The speakers list is a stunner – I so hope you can join us.
  • March 4, 2020 Brown Bag for the staff of Smithsonian Institution: “Creative, Curious & Courageous: Discovering Climate Roles as Individuals, Professionals, and a Sector. National Museum of Natural History with Henry McGhie, Curating Tomorrow.
  • February 25, 2020 Webinar for Association of Children’s Museums on We Are Still In.

Fall 2019

  • December 4 – 12 Conference of the Parties 25, Madrid. I’ll be presenting in the UK pavilion on the 5th with the Climate Heritage Network, acting as moderator and presenter in the US Climate Action Center on the 6th (“Cultural Institutions and Public Engagement.”), and helping with workshops in the Nordic Pavilion on the 6th and in the Green Zone on the 11th.
  • November 7 – 10 Federation of State Humanities Councils Conference, Honolulu, HI presenting “World’s Largest Native Language Cache: Hawaiian repository supports communities’ understanding of environment & climate.” with Puakea Nogelmeier of Awaiaulu
  • October 24 & 25 Tahlequah, OK, for NEH PAG grant workshop on disaster and climate preparedness and cooperative planning
  • October 7 – 10 San Diego for the ATALM conference, presenting on We Are Still In and on grant proposal writing
  • October 5 Western Museums Association: “Museums and Climate Change: Creating a Sustainable Path Forward

Spring 2019

  • May 20: AAM Conference, New Orleans, presenting on We Are Still In and cultural institutions sector work with AAM
  • May 29: NEMA Webinar on We Are Still In and Regional Success Stories
  • May 30: AAM Zoom Webinar Approaches to Carbon Measurement and Offsets
  • April 9th: Community Engagement with STEMS, Hawaii Museums Association

Winter 2019

  • February 12th: Bonn, Germany: Meeting
  • February 6-9th: Salzburg, Austria: attending the Salzburg Global Seminar on “Citizen Diplomacy at the Crossroads: Activating Networks for Change”
  • February 4th: AAM’s Historic House Museum Sustainability Summit speaker

December 2018

  • Skype into Laura Robert’s class at Harvard University Extension School, Museum Studies


  • Webinar for We Are Still in with ASTC. Video recording is here.
  • Mainland activities: working from Florida this month. Consultation day with Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
  • Consultation day with Saint Peter’s Nevelson Chapel Project, NYC


  • Presentation, UH Manoa Museum Studies Program
  • 4 & 24 We Are Still In Webinars (Basic webinar recorded here)


  • Global Climate Action Summit, San Francisco: We Are Still In Forum, Creative Culture, Biodiversity Summit, and Climate Heritage Network events, San Francisco
  • AASLH Conference: Kansas City, MO



  • 11, 18, 25, 26  We Are Still In Webinars
  • Presentation: Iolani Palace, Honolulu, HI