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Disaster Preparedness and Response: Caring for Your Museum and Community

  • Saturday, December 08, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Museums of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa

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How can you prepare your collections, exhibits, and staff for a natural disaster or crisis? What steps can you take to support your community after an emergency? This workshop tackles these questions through a mini-conference with two consecutive sessions.

The first session on Disaster Planning and Preparation examines best practices for disaster planning and risk management for your organization. The panelists will include:

  • - Clark McAbee, Curator, Lake County Museums
  • - Jeff Nathanson, Executive Director and Art Curator, Museum of Sonoma County
  • - Steve Starr, General Manager, BELFOR, San Francisco

The second session on Community Response and Support focuses on the ways that cultural organizations have helped their communities recover from disasters. The panelists will include:

  • - Michelle Jeffers, Chief, Community Programs & Partnerships, San Francisco Public Library
  • - Jeff Nathanson, Executive Director and Art Curator, Museum of Sonoma County
  • - Lauren Peters, Director of Programs, Children's Museum of Sonoma County

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