Museumhive Meetup Thursday 7/27 with Emily Graslie: Museums, Vlogs, and The Brain Scoop

Join us for the final Museumhive on July 27! Emily Graslie will be our featured virtual guest. Tickets are available on Eventbrite here.

Emily is Chief Curiosity Correspondent for The Field Museum in Chicago. Emily is the creator, host and writer for the museum’s educational YouTube series, The Brain Scoop. Launched in January 2013, The Brain Scoop aims to share the research and collections work of natural history museums with a broad audience, and across a variety of digital platforms. To date, Emily and her team have created more than 170 videos, which have been viewed 18 million times by passionate learners from all over the world.

She has earned numerous accolades for her work, including multiple Webby Awards and a Gold MUSE Award from AAM’s Media & Technology Professional Network. She was also the recent recipient of the 2017 Nancy Hanks Award from AAM. She has been listed among “Ten Women Who Changes the World” by Mental Floss, and The Guardian’s “Top 30 Young People in Digital Media.”

Schedule, Thursday, 7/29:

6pm – 7pm: social hour with cash bar and music with co-host New England Museum Association
7pm – 8pm: Google Hangout with Emily Graslie, with Q&A from the hive

Not local to Boston? You can view the live stream on Thursday at 7pm EDT, or view the archived version on Youtube later at the same URL:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZxj04Qy2Ws

Location:

District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue Boston (near the ICA)

 

 

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant MG-45-16-0029-16. The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Museumhive also is grateful for support from District Hall, a dedicated civic space where Boston’s innovation community can gather and exchange ideas. District Hall offers a unique combination of open workspace, classrooms, assembly space, flexible use ‘pods’, and writable surfaces everywhere!  Also stop by for coffee and food at Brew and Gather.