History Colorado: Community Conversations


Museums and cultural organizations face significant challenges during these unprecedented times. As an opportunity to network with colleagues, share common issues and experiences, explore opportunities for collaboration, and learn from each other, History Colorado is pleased to host a series of Colorado Museum Community Conversations.
Museum professionals from across the state are invited to join us for any or all of the sessions outlined below. Conversations will take place via Zoom and registration is required. We hope you can join us for one or all of these discussions.
Thursday, May 14, 2:00 pm
Topic: Reopening to the Public

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How are you developing a reopening strategy for your museum? What strategies are you considering to ensure that the public feels safe and welcome when they return? What factors (internal and external) will determine when and how you reopen to the public? What information is still needed in order to make decisions about reopening your museum?

Tuesday, May 19, 11:00 am
Topic: Digital and Hybrid Programming for Youth and Adults

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How is your organization engaging your audience or community during COVID-19? What type of digital and/or hybrid programming are you offering and/or considering? How are you using social media to share content or promote digital programs? What have you learned about digital engagement during the past few weeks? Are new opportunities emerging? What would you like to learn from other museums?

Thursday, May 21, 11:00 am
Topic: Collecting during COVID-19

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How is your organization collecting stories/artifacts related to COVID-19? Is your organization partnering with other organizations (i.e. non-profits, public entities, schools, etc…) for collecting initiatives? What have you learned about collecting during COVID-19 and are specific strategies most effective in your community? What would you like to learn from other museums?

Tuesday, May 26, 2:00pm
Topic: Development and Membership

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Are you still fundraising or have you put development activities on hold? How is your museum identifying and tracking new funding opportunities? How are you communicating with members during this time? Are you continuing membership campaigns? What can you share about what has been successful for you?

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