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Museums have always been a trusted source of truth for scientific and cultural understandings. As climate change increasingly threatens our planet, Miranda Massie, Director of New York City’s Climate Museum, looks at the pivotal role museums and galleries can play in educating and shifting public opinion.
Massie will discuss the development of the first dedicated Climate Museum, its opening exhibitions, ten-site public art installation across New York City, interdisciplinary programs, community initiatives and future projects.
This event is presented in partnership with CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 - a socially engaged festival of ideas, exhibitions and events.
6pm Welcome drink and refreshments | includes access to the 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum exhibition
6.30pm Talk and Q&A
Advance bookings essential.
Cash-only tickets available at the door, subject to availability.
Recommended for adults and youth aged 13 and up.
About Miranda Massie
Miranda Massie is the Climate Museum's Director. In 2014, she left a career in social justice law to start laying the groundwork for the Museum, which in 2018 had its breakout year of exhibitions and public programming. Miranda’s honors as a civil rights impact litigator include Fletcher Foundation, W.E.B. Dubois Institute and Harvard Law School Wasserstein Public Interest Fellowships, as well as a Mentorship-in-Residence at Yale Law School. She serves on the board of the Climate Museum and holds a J.D. from New York University, an M.A. from Yale University and a B.A. from Cornell University.