- April 20 ICOM-US What is a Museum? Webinar on Sustainability
- April 19 US Climate Week Presentation: The US Cultural Sector in Climate Action: Jobs + Community Resilience. Register here (free). Invited guest: The Honorable Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Department of the Interior
- April 9 Arts Funders Forum
- April 1 Minnesota’s “Museums And ?” webinar on sustainability and the future of museum training
- March 10 Web-conversation with Kevin Taylor of America is All In about opportunities for the cultural sector (20-minute recording with slides)
- March 1 Web-conversation with representatives from the US ACE National Framework (Action for Climate Empowerment. Recording: https://drive.g oogle.com/drive/u/0/folders/1mCErbCpapMqzIk_CowwSIQquDSe4p8QC
- February 23 Podcast with Heidi Zuckerman on “Conversations About Art” examining the role of museums in fighting climate change and the important new granting program from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, www.frankenthalerclimateinitiative.org
- February 11 Co-presenter on STiCH, the NEH-funded life cycle assessment project with American Institute for Conservation (free/registration required) webinar
- February 5 Interview and discussion with EXARC
- January 29 STiCH Grant team interview with AIC Emerging Professionals video
- January 28 Conversation with cultural sector of US 2030 Districts
- November 20 Conversation with students at Smith College.
- November 18 Keynote presentation for New England Museum Association.
- October 31 Sarah and Stephanie Shapiro present as part of Art Switch’s re[Framing] conference, talking about broadening the Plus Minus discussion worldwide.
- October 30 Sarah and Caitlin Southwick are part of Historic England’s gracious hosting of the Climate x Culture programs from the Climate Heritage Network. Elan Strait from We Are Still In joins for an international conversation on cultural heritage communication with policy makers.
- October 18 Sarah beams into India for a conversation with emerging museum professionals.
- 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.
- 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”
- September 20 Patapsco Heritage Greenway, MD “ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE 101: AN INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP “
- September 2, 2019 Participation in the ICOM Plenary Session: “Curating Sustainable Futures Through Museums” You can find the video here. I begin at 23.00 but Dr. Mori, a Japanese astronaut gave the keynote as the lead-in and it was excellent. There are five presenters – all with differing experiences and perspectives.
- 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
- 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
- January 25th: Webinar from We Are Still In/Cultural Institutions and AAM’s Environment & Climate Network on Energy Benchmarking http://www.aam-us.org
- 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
- 1,8,15, 22, 29 We Are Still In Webinars
- Zoom into Northeastern State University, OK
- 11, 18, 25, 26 We Are Still In Webinars
- Presentation: Iolani Palace, Honolulu, HI