Diversity in Collections Care: Many Voices

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Above: Save the Date announcement photo reads "Join the Conversation! Diversity in Collections Care: Many Voices, a two-day virtual colloquium to promote exchange of research, dialogue, and inspiration. March 23-24." Background is a multi-colored image of paint strokes in blue, yellow, pink, and green. The CCAHA logo is also visible: a blue square with the words "Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts" written in white in the middle.

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) presents Diversity in Collections Care: Many Voices, a two-day virtual colloquium to promote exchange of research, dialogue, and inspiration.  

You may select from a variety of sessions, including:   

  • What is our professional collective definition of diversity? Listen to a webinar to familiarize yourself with up-to-date statistics and evolving terminology in the field.
  • How does heritage preservation contribute to present-day social justice work? Interact directly with leading professionals during a presentation and participatory Q&A.
  • What is a collection steward’s role in engaging communities in the care and representation of their own cultural heritage? Listen to pre-recorded case studies and discuss the successes and challenges.
  • How does your institution serve its surrounding community? How can we best preserve the diverse voices embodied in our collections? Sign up to share experiences at a forum.

Scholarship information and registration options for participation  will be available soon. Follow #DiversityInCollectionsCare on Twitter for updates!