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Since 1979, NYCMER has provided a forum for museum education professionals to address issues of museum and educational interest, exchange and disseminate relevant information, and to explore and implement cooperative programming opportunities through roundtable discussions, workshops, and an annual conference.

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NYCMER’s Statement on the Presidential Election

November 14, 2020

The New York City Museum Educators Roundtable supports workers at museums and cultural institutions across the tri-state area. Over the last eight months, NYCMER members and our industry colleagues have been severely impacted by layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts, hour reductions, institutions closing, and more. While museums and cultural institutions struggle to survive, both locally and…

NYCMER’s Statement on Racial Violence and Discrimination

June 1, 2020

The history of museums is fraught. Though some serve as vital community centers, many were founded and continue to be funded by the white and wealthy, with that wealth derived from a history of slavery, colonialism, exploitation, and violence. It is impossible for institutions to remain uninfluenced by systematic bias, including the deeply embedded anti-Black…

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Kinneret Kohn

Assistant Director for Student Learning Art Institute of Chicago. Kinneret Kohn is the Assistant Director for Student Learning at the Art Institute of Chicago. She served on the NYCMER Board as President (2016-2018), Resources & Social Media Coordinator (2014-2016), and as a Trustee-at-Large (2012-2014).Her previous positions include Manager of Teen Programs at the New-York Historical…