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September 6: Smith Leadership Symposium

September 6 | 9AM – 5:30PM | The San Diego Museum of Art / Fleet Science Center

San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals are invited to attend the 2017 Smith Leadership Symposium: Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement on Wednesday, September 6 in Balboa Park.

This year’s Smith Leadership Symposium will explore the connection between social responsibility and civic engagement. What is your organization’s social responsibility to the arts, culture, and science community, as well as, the community at large? How can organizations be more civically engaged? This professional development opportunity will bring together local and national speakers for a full day of learning opportunities focused on how individuals can be advocates for not only themselves, but for organizations as a whole through civil discourse and inclusive programming.

Speakers: Shamell Bell a dancer and Community Organizer and Arts & Culture liaison with Black Lives Matter LA, Milenko Matanovic founder of the Pomegranate Center in Seattle, Monica O. Montgomery founding Director and Curator of the Museum of Impact, and Mike Murawski Director of Education and Public Programs from the Portland Art Museum. Learn more about the program and what they’ll be sharing.

Registration is now open! ​San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals receive $5 off each ticket price ($20 in savings!) – enter promotional code Affiliate_Org. Register here!

**Planning to take a group of 10 or more? Email learning@bpcp.org for group rates!**

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September 28: Behind-the-Scenes Tour at La Casa de Estudillo

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Monday, September 28 | 5:45 – 8PM | La Casa de Estudillo in Old Town

Join San Diego EMP at La Casa de Estudillo for a special behind the scenes tour and learn about the challenges and rewards of managing a house museum in an outdoor living history park!

Karen Beery, Interpretation and Education Manager for the San Diego Coast District, and Amy Lew, Senior Park Aid-Curatorial Staff will lead the tour and discuss what makes La Casa de Estudillo, an abode hacienda, a prime architectural example of California’s Mexican Period.

Learn about maintaining objects in an open environment, creating historically accurate exhibits, and interpretation methods.

Happy Hour at Miguel’s Cocina to follow!

>>>Click here to Register!<<<

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The tour is hosted by Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) and the California State Parks.

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July 23 – Exclusive Exhibit Tour: Word Balloons

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EMP Exclusive Exhibit Tour: 

Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University
Thursday, July 23rd | 5:30 – 6:15 PM
SDSU Downtown Gallery

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Join San Diego EMP and the SDSU Downtown Gallery for an exclusive tour of their newest exhibit, Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University, on Thursday, July 23rd, from 5:30-6:15 p.m.

This after-hours tour will be led by Chantel Paul, Program Coordinator for the SDSU Downtown Gallery, and will be followed immediately by happy hour at the nearby Stone Brewing tasting room on Kettner Boulevard.

RSVP is required for the tour as space is limited. Registration is free with a suggested donation of $5 to San Diego EMP.

About the exhibit:

Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University shares the work of SDSU faculty, alumni, and students. Become immersed in the worldwide art form of comic culture as a vibrant part of the San Diego community. Internationally renowned artist and SDSU grad, Hugo Crosthwaite, will be creating a site-specific mural for the exhibit.

SDSU Downtown Gallery:

The SDSU Downtown Gallery is a program of the School of Art + Design, which in turn, is a unit of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts of San Diego State University. The Downtown Gallery is one of  four galleries affiliated with the School of Art + Design.

For more than thirty years, the University Art Gallery, which is located on the SDSU campus, has received critical acclaim for its outstanding exhibition programming and curatorial vision. The SDSU Downtown Gallery continues this focus on programmatic excellence while also providing a vital link between the School of Art and the San Diego community.

This workshop is made possible by the San Diego State University Downtown Gallery and your contributions. Thank you for your support!


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