Museum Boards: Ethics Transparency and Public Scrutiny

Recorded On: 06/03/2020

This session will address the recent controversies surrounding museum trustees who have been the target of public protests due to their personal and professional interests often considered to be unethical, immoral, and contrary to the museum’s values and responsibilities. Our panelists will discuss how museums balance the financial necessities of creating powerful boards with the desire for museums to have more social relevance, diversity, transparency, and public participation. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the issues and learn strategies for board development, ethical fundraising, and crisis prevention, while adhering to our missions.

Susana Bautista

Stephanie Cunningham

Lori Fogarty

John Wetenhall

Sally Yerkovich

Patrick Salazar

Tiffany Gilbert

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Museum Boards: Ethics, Transparency, and Public Scrutiny
06/03/2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/03/2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes This session will address the recent controversies surrounding museum trustees who have been the target of public protests due to their personal and professional interests often considered to be unethical, immoral, and contrary to the museum’s values and responsibilities. Our panelists will discuss how museums balance the financial necessities of creating powerful boards with the desire for museums to have more social relevance, diversity, transparency, and public participation. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the issues and learn strategies for board development, ethical fundraising, and crisis prevention, while adhering to our missions.