Laura Roberts Honored with NEMA Lifetime Achievement Award
At the annual New England Museum Association Conference this November, Laura Roberts will be honored with the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award. With this award, NEMA honors individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the museum field over the course of a distinguished career. Their Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a professional’s commitment to excellence, leadership in the field, service to others, and support of NEMA. Congratulations, Laura!
Matt Kirchman Awarded CEE Change Fellowship
Matt Kirchmanhas been awarded a CEE Change Fellowship by The North American Association for Environmental Educationto engage the museum field in transforming the way museums approach environmental education. The fellowship program brings together a diverse and inspiring cadre of formal and non-formal educators and community leaders working to address today's complex environmental and social concerns at the local, state, and national levels. Matt’s 18-month project centers on the ability and responsibility that museums have in fostering environmental literacy in museum audiences.
The Happy Museum Project supports museum practice that places wellbeing within an environmental and future-facing frame, rethinking the role that museums can play in creating more resilient people, places and planet.