Glen Cove, NY - September 30, 2013 – The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) hosted the Long Island Museum Association’s (LIMA) Fall Roundtable titled, “Staff and Board Relations; Working Together for Museums and Historical Societies.”
“Museums play a key role in the new educational landscape and we value opportunities to share insights and learn best practices from our talented colleagues in the museum community,” said Jennifer Carpenter Low, Development Director, HMTC. “We applaud the Long Island Museum Association for advancing the museum movement by bringing the community together to work together creatively, collaboratively, and inclusively in the future.”
The half-day workshop featured a roundtable discussion on how museum and historical societies can form effective collaborations between trustees and professional staff members. Anne Ackerson, Former Director of the Museum Association of New York and Principal, Creative Leadership & Management Solutions, was the guest presenter.
According to Philip Blocklyn, President, LIMA, “Long Island Museum Association’s member programs provide an opportunity for Long Island’s museums to dialogue with each other around issues of mutual interest and foster a greater exchange of ideas, tools and educational resources. We thank the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center for hosting the Fall Roundtable.”
About the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is the pre-eminent Holocaust resource on Long Island, with a contemporary museum and is one of the largest and most comprehensive education program providers in the region. Since 2007, nearly 210,000 students, educators, employers and law enforcement personnel have participated in the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center’s education programs.
With the Louis Posner Memorial Library, the Center offers over 7,000 volumes of Holocaust, genocide, multicultural, anti-bias and anti-bullying material for youth and adults, from Kindergarten through post-graduate researchers. It is the largest such collection on Long Island. Additional information is available online at: www.holocaust-nassau.org
About the Long Island Museum Association
The Long Island Museum Association is Long Island’s only professional organization for museums, historical organizations and related fields. For over 30 years, the Long Island Museum Association has been providing members with valuable professional development and networking opportunities. Additional information is available online at: www.limamuseums.org
For more information about this release and the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, please contact:
Contact: Jennifer Carpenter Low
Cell Phone: (516) 658-3249
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, New York 11542
Fax (516) 571-8041