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Museums of the Gorge- Meeting 11/7/2023

  • 11 Oct 2023 2:30 PM
    Message # 13266147

    It's time for the fall Museums of the Gorge meeting! Please join us on Tuesday, November 7, from 10am-2:30pm, at the History Museum of Hood River CountyPlease register here to attend


    10am-12pm - Networking time, updates roundtable, and museum tour. 

    12:00pm-1pm - Lunch! Catering plan is pending. We will send out ordering and reminder information to registrants no less than one week before the meeting. Please plan to contribute $10-15 toward lunch. 

    1pm-2:30pm - Presentation: Museum Collections Hazards with Averie Foster from Oregon OSHA. Averie is an Occupational Health Consultant, and has been managing a project this year consulting on hazards and hazard mitigation in museum collection objects and practices. Want to learn about how to safely identify and handle items with arsenic, mercury, lead, and other nasty stuff? Want to hear the data about what they found at other museums? This is the talk for you! Averie will speak for part of the program, and there will be time for questions and answers. 

    Please register here to attend

    Executive Director Happy Hour to follow.
    Email to register. 

    About MOTG:
    Museums of the Gorge is an informal networking and professional development group. Meetings are free to attend and open to museum pros, EMPs, volunteers, and museum supporters and enthusiasts. If you're working with a small and underserviced museum, this is a great opportunity to get face-to-face contact with museum professionals in our region.

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