Celebrate Earlham Day with the Joseph Moore Museum!

Dear WayneCounty.info,

We have planned three unique ways to connect with students and faculty at the Joseph Moore Museum on Earlham Day this Thursday, April 28th!

Want to hear how students today are using the museum collections and connecting with visitors indoors and outdoors? Join us for the Student Expo! (Links below.)

Want to meet one-on-one with a JMM faculty member to reminisce or give us an update on where you are? Sign up for a Museum Memory Meeting (scheduling link below).

Want to see some of our museum exhibits virtually? Walk around our Virtual Museum (link below).

Want to make your museum donation worth an extra $200-$400 for Earlham? Use the one-day-only link below!

Student Expo Panel/Discussion – April 28, 6:30-7:30pm
Connecting to the Richmond Community through Informal Education: Spotlight on Joseph Moore Museum’s Great Discoveries Students

How do museum collections and museum outreach impact the teaching and learning of the Earlham community? Students from the Great Discoveries in Natural History Collections class will share their path at Earlham using museums and museum collections. Students will present their experience on: experiential learning, paleontology research, community building, digitization of biodiversity collections, and more! Following short presentations, students will take questions as a panel.

Facilitator: Heather Lerner
Presenters: Abby Shuck, Cade Orchard, Cole Morse, Hannah Grushon, Jenn Baker, Kiyomi Johnson, Megan Steinhiser, Nathen Peck

There are two ways to join! To join and interact through a Zoom webinar with a chat interface, log into EC connect (Earlham’s platform for connecting students and alumni) or to ask us live questions on video, join via our Virtual Museum on Gathertown!

EC connect will connect you to all Earlham Day events.The Virtual Museum will allow you to engage directly with JMM students/faculty and does not require an account.

Museum Memory Meetings – April 28th

Have you wanted to connect or reconnect with a museum faculty member? Here’s your chance to catch us one-on-one on Earlham Day! We’d love to hear what you’ve been up to, provide career mentoring, or just catch up.

Click here to schedule a time with Director Heather Lerner. Click here to schedule a time with Collections Manager Ann-Eliza Lewis.

Your meeting will take place in our unique, Virtual Museum on Gathertown. Simply click here at your scheduled time. You’ll arrive in the Virtual Museum where either Heather or Ann-Eliza will be ready to greet you!

Explore our Virtual Museum!

Our Virtual Museum on Gathertown will be open on April 28th from 10am-7:30pm. This site feels like a charming, old-school video game experience combined with Zoom. Our museum hosts will be available at certain points throughout the day and you can explore our unique, online exhibits! Simply click here to join.

Curious to know more about how our Virtual Museum works? Watch a fun, short video here!

Wish to make a gift on Earlham Day?

Click here to make a gift. Please note on the form if you’d like your gift to go to the Joseph Moore Museum. One gift of any size will receive a $200 match — or $400 if you’re a current Earlham student! 

You can check out more Earlham Day events here.

We look forward to connecting with you!

Warm regards,
The JMM Team

Heather Lerner, Director
Ann-Eliza Lewis, Collections Manager
Julia Murgatroyd, Educational Lead
Rachel Ulrich, Museum Outreach & Communications Assistant
Trish Brotbeck, JMM/Biology Administrative Assistant

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