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Events Networking

March 31, 2022: Happy Hour Mixer: SDEMP + SDMC

Coronado Brewing – Bay Park Tasting Room (map)

Thursday, March 31, 2022

5:30pm – 8:00pm PDT

The place to be is Coronado Brewing in Bay Park. Eat, drink, and mingle with professionals across the museum field. All are welcome to attend!

Please consider a small donation with your registration to help us fund upcoming events and professional-growth programming.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 31st, 2022 | 5:30pm to 8:00pm Pacific

Location: Coronado Brewing – Bay Park Tasting Room – 1205 Knoxville Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Parking: There is a decent sized parking lot shared with Armstrong Garden Centers, as well as street parking along Knoxville Street in front of the Brewery.

Allergies/Special Dietary Restrictions: The brewery has assured us they can make special accommodations for anyone in need. They have gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan food options. The menu – https://coronadobrewing.com/assets/KNOX.FINAL_.two_.pg_.pdf

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Events Networking Open Discussion Professional Development

February 17, 2022: Panel Discussion: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility in Museums

San Diego History Center (map)

Thursday, February 17, 2022

5:30pm – 8:00pm PST

Join your San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals for our February event–a panel discussion on Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) at the San Diego History Center. Our panelists will be sharing their personal IDEA experiences and discussing the current state of IDEA in San Diego museums and cultural institutions.

Meet the Panelists:

Joaquin Ortiz, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at MOPA

🔹 Joaquin Ortiz is the Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Museum of Photographic Arts. He specializes in DEAI training, learning design, and technology strategy. He served on the board of directors for the California Association of Museums, and was the co-chair of the Multicultural and Emerging Professionals Committee and a founding co-chair of the Strategic Action Committee. He holds a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in learning design and technology from San Diego State University.


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Cristina Godinez, Corporate and Community Liaison at Mingei International Museum

🔹 For over two years Cristina has been cultivating and creating community relationships and collaborations with local artists and arts & culture organizations, bringing diverse voices to Mingei Museum and highlighting underrepresented organizations. She is also a driving force behind San Diego Design Week (SDDW), a five-day celebration of design in our San Diego-Tijuana region presented by Mingei International Museum, where she is responsible for seeking financial support.


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Andrea “Angie” Chandler, Supervisor of Visitor Services and Education at CAAM in LA (California African American Museum)

🔹 Angie is a program curator, consultant, and cultural arts strategist from Brooklyn, New York. Angie’s time as an as an educator continues to fuel her work related to advocacy, arts equity, and socially engaged art and conversation. Angie has worked with several cultural institutions across the country to create unique experiences and opportunities to support the next generation of makers and their families. Angie is the lead strategist for Culture Mapping: San Diego, an informal online survey that gathers basic information from diverse art organizations and artists — including what type of art, whether the groups identifies as Black, POC, indigenous, Southeast Asian, MENA (Middle Eastern/North African) or mixed/multiple, specific needs, current space, etc.


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Charles Thunyakij, Education and Community Programs Specialist at Mingei International Museum

🔹 Charles is an artist and educator who has worked in art education for over a decade. He is currently the Education and Community Programs Specialist at Mingei International Museum. Charles is passionate about bringing accessible educational programing to all age groups in the San Diego region and has been key in cultivating conversations in the workplace about BIPOC experiences.


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♿️ Accessibility:

This event meets ADA standards, including: Accessible restrooms, mainly flat ground, and dedicated seating. Have accessibility questions? Email sandiegoemp@gmail.com to confirm your requirements or request more information.

🔹 COVID-19 Safety Protocols:

All staff wearing masks. All guests (age 2+) are required to wear masks while indoors at this location, regardless of vaccination status.

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Events Networking Professional Development

January 19, 2022: How to Get A Job You Really Want: From Resume to Interview

Mingei International Museum (map)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

5:00pm – 7:00pm PST

Join us along with the San Diego community college district’s Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Gregory Smith, and learn to find your dream job, boost your resume, and rock your interview! Whether you’re fresh out of college or you’re looking for a career change, this event will prepare you to win the job of your dreams.

In just two hours, you’ll:

📌 Learn to prepare for that next opportunity

📌 Transform your thinking about interviewing and applications

📌 Create a job search plan

📌 Network with emerging museum professionals

📌 Have a chance to get specific hiring questions answered by Gregory Smith

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 | 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific

Location: Mingei International Museum, 1439 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101 — (Head to the Lower Level of the Museum, this event will take place in the Mingei theater.)

About Our Speaker: Gregory Smith

Gregory Smith currently serves the San Diego Community College District as Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and previously worked at Shasta College as the Director of Human Resources, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, and Interim Vice President of Administrative Services. Before joining the community college system, Greg worked for over 12 years with the U.S. Department of Labor enforcing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action regulations. Greg earned Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and English Literature at Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.

Accessibility:

♿️ This event meets ADA standards

🔷 Accessible restrooms

🔷 Mainly flat ground

🔷 Dedicated seating

🔷 COVID-19 safety protocols: All staff wearing masks. All guests (age 2+) are required to wear masks while indoors at this location, regardless of vaccination status.

❓Have accessibility questions? Email us at sandiegoemp@gmail.com to confirm your requirements or request more information.

Can’t Make It In-Person?

In order to accommodate more guests during these unpredictable times, we will be live streaming this event! You can attend the live stream on January 19th, 2022 beginning at 5:30 PM Pacific Time via Zoom or Facebook.