Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Ask The Experts: Panel Discussion 'Why Small Meseums Matter'

Coney Island USA's Ask The Expert Series is a not-to-be missed event for all those interested in this marvelously historic place of the world.

PANEL DISCUSSION : WHY SMALL MUSEUMS MATTER. Small museums and collections are growing all over New York at rates that are unprecedented. But many are finding it difficult to thrive in the current economic environment. Does it matter? What's so Important About Small Museums?

Join us for an informal discussion.

Dave Herman, President of the City Reliquary
David Sharps, President and Barge Captain of the Waterfront Museum
Deborah Schwartz, President of the Brooklyn Historical Society (Moderating)
Pam Green, Executive Director of the Weeksville Society
Kathleen Laziza, Executive Director of the Micro Museum
Aaron Beebe, Museum Director at Coney Island USA

Coney Island USA's
Ask The Experts

Sunday, August 16, 2009
admission: $5 Free for CIUSA members
at the Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Ave. (between Stillwell and West 12th st.)

Here is the remaining schedule for the 'Ask the Experts' Series:

August 16 - Panel Discussion, Why Small Museums Matter
August 23 - Uncle Monsterface
August 30 Elizabeth Bradley, Knickerbocker: Behind the Myth of New York
September 13 - D.B. Denholtz, Masterpieces of Sideshow Photography: From Daguerreotype to Snapshot (1852-1987)

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