History Museum Directors on the Past, Present, and Future of History Museums: A Roundtable Discussion

Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Warner Bros. Theater (Smithsonianís National Museum of American History)
Chair:
Stephen Aron, University of California, Los Angeles and Autry National Center of the American West
Speakers:
John Gray, Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Joan Marshall, Bullock Texas State History Museum Lonnie Bunch, Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Kevin Gover, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Louise Mirrer, New-York Historical Society
The directors of several of the nationís foremost history museums will discuss the changes that their institutions have undergone and the challenges they face. The session will also examine the role that historians have played and might play in the work of these museums.