New Frontiers in Digitization: Amplifying Stories

New Frontiers in Digitization: Amplifying Stories

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Anthonie Tumpag, BSW, MA, Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago Panelists: Kate Flynn, Jorge Felix, Halyna Sarancha Over the past two decades museum and archives professionals have been inundated with rallying...
Introduction to Digital Outreach & Hybridization

Introduction to Digital Outreach & Hybridization

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presented by: Jeremy Bucher and Cairo Dye, National Hellenic Museum National Hellenic Museum staff discusses the various means of digital outreach they have employed during the pandemic to encourage continued engagement and expand...
Fostering Inclusive and Anti-Racist Work Spaces

Fostering Inclusive and Anti-Racist Work Spaces

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presenter: Chelsey M. Thomas, Chicago Cultural Alliance The curation of inclusivity and anti-racist workplaces is an ongoing practice of unlearning and rebuilding. Chelsey M. Thomas, writer and educator on transformative justice,...
Justice-Minded Movements in Funding

Justice-Minded Movements in Funding

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Ellen Placey, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Panelists: Meg Leary, Marcia Festen, Susan Dickson Charitable organizations and arts foundations have been impacted by the global pandemic and have sought to...
Transforming Fundraisers

Transforming Fundraisers

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Suzy Kahn Weinberg & Adam Yoffe (Big Shoulders Stories) Panelists: Josey Nieto, Nitha Nagubadi Aspirations to reopen our cultural centers are on everyone’s minds. Yet, many of the creative virtual tools developed and...
Plenary Session 2021

Plenary Session 2021

In this first session, we receive a welcome from our Board President, Vanessa Vergara, hear from the Alliance Executive Director, Peter Vega and our Director of Cultural Programs and Museum Practice, Andrew Leith. This first session features our Keynote speaker,...