Climate and Ocean Conservation Museum: Bridge to the Future
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 152
Landmark transformation of the Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay into a $260 million environmental edifice dedicated to Ocean Conservation and Climate Resilience that draws on native American voices of indigenous environmental stewardship, wrapped around a million gallon salt-water aquarium with 30,000 marine animals.
Upon completion of this presentation, participants will be able to appreciate the challenges and opportunities presented by idea-based museums and those that blend indigenous perspectives in post-colonial societies.
Upon completion of this presentation, participants will gain insights into developing a Master Plan for new museums and appreciate the nuances of transforming an existing museum in a tightly regulatory framework.
Upon completion of this presentation, participants will get a better idea of community engagement to create a movement as the fundamental call to action, that is often spurred by a collective resolve to solve a global crises such as climate change and ocean conservation.