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May 7 – “Throw Back Thursday” Happy Hour at the San Diego History Center

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Thursday, May 7th
6pm – 8pm
San Diego History Center

The San Diego History Center and San Diego Magazine have teamed up to bring 21-and over Centennial Celebration excitement to Balboa Park on May 7, from 6-8pm. “Throwback Thursdays” blend an evening of hosted food and cocktails, with education, music and games. Three events in 2015 will be themed to various aspects of the 1915 Panama-Canal Exposition. With the History Center providing the unique setting dedicated to that event and San Diego Magazine’s reputation for throwing memorable parties, this event is going to be truly one-of-a kind.

The educational portion of the event will lecture from noted historian, Dr. Iris Engstrand, and curator of the current History Center exhibition San Diego Invites the World, the exhibit showcasing the 1915 Panama-California Exposition prompted the building of Balboa Park and put San Diego on the world map. Attendees will also receive free admission access to the History Center’s two Exposition-oriented exhibitions: Masterworks: Art of the Exposition Era and San Diego Invites the World.

The Expo-themed event also features hosted lite bites and cocktails from some of San Diego’s premier caterers and craft cocktail purveyors like: Coast Catering, Eco Cater and Please & Thank You Liquor Bar and a DJ spinning turn-of-the-20th century tunes, remixed to modern beats as well as games and a Tweet wall.

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Member: $20
Non-Member: $25

EMP Members receive a $15 discount.
Email sandiegoemp@gmail.com for the code! 

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Events Professional Development

May 20 – Perspectives on Museum Leadership at All Levels

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Aligning Leadership with Organizational and Career Goals
Wednesday, May 20th
10:45am – 1:15pm

San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals and the Balboa Park Learning Institute is partnering with the American Alliance of Museums to host a webinar series focused on museum leadership across the organization. In this three-part webcast series, leadership experts and museum directors will engage in a frank conversation supported by leadership case studies about the skills needed to be an adaptive leader at any level in today’s museums.

Bring lunch. Dessert and beverages will be provided.

We are hosting the Wednesday, May 20th webinar:

Aligning Leadership with Organizational and Career Goals: May 20
Leadership experts and museum colleagues will discuss how to strategically align and balance personal leadership skills, the goals of the museum, and personal and professional career trajectories. We will offer museum case studies, facilitated discussion and a strategic career plan activity that you can employ to help your leadership goals.

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Learn about the other webinar series on Balboa Park Learning Institute’s event page: click here

 

 

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April 20 – Balboa Park Learning Institute’s Smith Leadership Symposium

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Join us on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 8:30am to 4:00pm in Balboa Park for the 5th Annual Smith Leadership Symposium.

The 2015 Smith Leadership Symposium will explore the role of museums, collaborative organizational structures and staff training models, digital strategy, and technology trends. Marsha Semmel – Senior Advisor to the Noyce Leadership Institute and formerly of the Institute of Museum and Library Services – will kick off the day, followed by an in-depth look at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s guest experience restructuring with David Rosenberg. The afternoon will focus on digital strategy with the Smithsonian Institution’s Michael Edson and dive into the upcoming 2015 Horizon Report produced by the New Media Consortium with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative’s Nik Honeysett. The program will conclude with a final panel convening our dynamic speakers for a final look at the themes of the conference to synthesize the day’s rich discussion.

Sign up online San Diego EMPs receive $10 off registration with the code “SDEMP10”

Register today at: http://www.smithsymposium.org/register/