Events

2020: The year we EXPLORE

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San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals is proud to announce our 2020 theme: “EXPLORE”

With a new year upon us and a new decade ahead, San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals is looking forward to 2020 and beyond.

We will step outside the boundaries of our normal spaces and help you unpack the unanswered questions behind a variety of careers in museums.

Join us as we EXPLORE the who, what, when, where and why of some of the most unique museum spaces and the diverse museum professionals that support them!

Keep an eye out for our first program of the year. More information to come!

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Cheers to 2020,

San Diego EMP

Nov 14: Gather: A Collective Mixer

November 14 | 6 – 8 PM | Societe Brewing Company
This is the event you’ve been waiting for all year long!

This is the event you’ve been waiting for: three of San Diego’s most influential networking and professional development groups are joining forces for an end of the year mixer. Join Rising Arts Leaders (RAL) San Diego, San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals (EMP), and Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) San Diego on Thursday, November 14 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Societe Brewing Company (8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111).

We invite our members (and potential new members!) to meet and network with nonprofit and museum professionals, arts administrators, and local artists. Come for the great company and stay for the raffle prizes! This is an event you don’t want to miss.

ABOUT THE NETWORKING GROUPS

Rising Arts Leaders (RAL) San Diego: Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego provides professional development, leadership training, and fosters connections for San Diego Arts workers and artists through grants, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events. Learn more: https://www.risingartsleadersofsandiego.org/

San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals (EMP): The mission of San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals is to facilitate career growth through networking and professional development opportunities. San Diego EMP welcomes members from all fields and is primarily composed of employees, volunteers, and students in their first ten years of a museum-related career. By offering regular meetups, workshops, tours, and other profession-related activities, San Diego EMP is a valuable resource for San Diego’s museum community. Learn more: https://sandiegoemp.org/

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) San Diego: The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of San Diego (YNPN San Diego/YNPNsd) activates emerging leaders by connecting them with the resources, people and ideas they need to advance the nonprofit sector. Learn more: https://www.ynpnsandiego.org/

 

See you there!

San Diego EMP

Sep 30: Behind the Scenes: Sustainability at The Nat

September 30 | 5:30 – 7 PM | San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego EMP’s 2019 theme is the year of “Big I.D.E.A.S!” This encompasses Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Sustainability. EMP’s September program focuses on the “S.” As many local organizations work to “go green” for environmental and economic reasons, learn about how the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) is working to “go even greener” with their current operations.

Join Rubi Baricuatro, Manager at the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership Sustainability Program, and Michael Field, Director of Experience Design at The Nat, as they guide you through a unique behind-the-scenes tour that will shed some “energy efficient light” on the important work of sustainability in museums!

This tour is free to attend, but registration is required.

 RSVP Today!

 

See you there!

San Diego EMP