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Leslie Tom

Chief Sustainability Officer, The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, MI

Leslie Tom, Alumni Presenter and CSO of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, steps on stage again to relay the future of Green Museums. She explains the importance her museum will be placing on educating the public on how they’re being energy responsible, being trusted community leaders as well as trusted information sources for the community.

From stormwater management to consumption, the future of the Wright Museum is rooted in transparency and bringing these issues to life; pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a museum.

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Go Green in Nashville

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Brian Williams, CEO of Hands on Nashville and president of Go Green Home Services, shares the effort of these two organizations in reducing residential energy usage. He encourages us all to invest in positive economic environmental changes that will benefit the people and community of Nashville. 

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A Museum Without Walls

ON MAY 14, 2014

Director at the Design Museum Portland David Laubenthal speaks on the unique methods he and his colleagues have put in place to get design in front of viewers not just inside museums, but out on the streets of Portland too. 

From PechaKucha Portland's Vol. 12.

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Introducing The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. Nancy Richey highlights notable local African Americans who were "firsts" in their locales or fought for civil rights.

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Objective: Transformation

@ VOL 3 ON JAN 30, 2016

Speaker Julie Bevan is a writer, curator, educator, and the executive director of the Nanaimo Art Gallery. During her presentation, Julie invites us to explore the powerful potential of museums and galleries as community builders and agents of change.

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The People's Museum

@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Allison Weiss shares her experience creatnig The People's Museum, a collection of history and stories from different people from all walk's of life.

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Sustainable Museums

@ VOL 30 ON DEC 08, 2016

Leslie Tom’s professional mission is to interpret issues of sustainability, energy, husbandry and organizational change. As the Chief Sustainability Officer at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, she does just that.

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Preview of National Museum of African American Music

@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Beecher Hicks, III - A look at the future of the National Museum of African American Music in downtown Nashville

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Celebrating Heritage with the African American Heritage Society

@ VOL 11 ON JAN 06, 2018

Angie West-Robinson shares about her journey of celebrating heritage with the African American Heritage Society.

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What Kind of Museum is This?

@ VOL 36 ON SEP 13, 2018

Jill E. Krieg-Accrocco is the Curator of Anthropology and Exhibitions for the Dayton Society of Natural History as well as an Adjunct Instructor for Wright State University.  She received an MA in Anthropology from Indiana University and is a Registered Professional Archaeologist. Did I see her name in the credits for Raiders of the Lost Arc?! Her current work focuses on interactive exhibition design/project management and her primary research focus is prehistoric ceramics.