Museum Leadership Institute at CGU

The Museum Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University (MLI at CGU) is the premier learnin

GLI at CGU will use this page to share information about our educational offerings, online resources and other activities in support of the museum field. In addition, we welcome posts from others with questions about the leadership of museums and other cultural sector organizations. Suitable topics might include governance, strategy and planning, policy development, organizational behavio

Operating as usual

12/13/2022
11/22/2022

Thank you to everyone working to strengthen the museum field, we appreciate all that you do.

11/18/2022

November is National Career Development Month. Take action with POLARIS. Log in today to access a network of 1200+ museum professionals and career development opportunities.

08/10/2022

POLARIS wants to THANK YOU for being a part of our community. We are now 1200 members strong. If you are not yet a member, are looking for professional development, or are looking to create a mentor/mentee or accountability partnership visit: https://museummentors.org/ to create a free account and start building connections today!

POLARIS has a WELCOME: Get Started section full of self-study resources, and recorded sessions from our last two years of IDEA Summits featuring a variety of museum professionals and topics building on DEAI values.

07/14/2022

Are you ready to set new goals? Are you looking for career support? POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network is for all museum professionals including students. Join POLARIS TODAY to be a mentor or mentee and utilize our professional development offerings.
https://museummentors.org/

06/29/2022

Thank you to all who attended this year's IDEA SUMMIT. We have posted the session recordings which can be found on the IDEA SUMMIT 2022 homepage, or on the Event Schedule Page found in alignment with the session titles.

The IDEA SUMMIT References document has also been updated and linked on the References Page where you are encouraged to participate in our poll to share what you have done in the past year while on your journey to develop DEAI practices.

If you did attend, we ask that you please take a few moments of your time to fill out the end of SUMMIT Survey that was sent out to your emails.

https://bit.ly/IDEA_SUMMIT_RESOURCES2022
https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

06/23/2022

Our last event for presented by is happening now! We have two wonderful sessions left today. Leveraging Diversity on Teams at 1:00 PM PDT.
For our a full description and links to join the session visit: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

06/23/2022

It is the last day of presented by . We have two wonderful sessions left today.
Regaining Trust: A Community-Centered Approach at 10:30 AM PDT, and Leveraging Diversity on Teams at 1:00 PM PDT.
For our full schedule and links to join the sessions visit: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute 06/23/2022

Join us at 8:15 AM PDT for this great panel and the last day of IDEA SUMMIT 2022.
Find the links to join all of our sessions and the full Summit schedule visit: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022
This free event is open to undergrad/grad students and museum professionals!

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute Welcome to the IDEA Summit 2022! POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network presents the IDEA Summit 2022. This second annual IDEA Summit continues to explore how museum professionals can bring greater intentionality to their professional development. The leadership skills, leader development opportunities,...

06/22/2022

HAPPENING NOW: Session 3: Walking the Walk – Rebuilding and Connections/Networking Event and Day One Closing! Open undergrad/grad students and museum professionals!
For the link to join and the full Summit schedule visit https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

06/22/2022

HAPPENING NOW: SESSION 2 Community HERO: Leveraging the Strengths of Those Around Us with Justin Samortin, PhD Student, Claremont Graduate University. 1 PM-2:30PM PDT. For the link to join and the full schedule visit
https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

06/22/2022

IDEA SUMMIT 2022: HAPPENING NOW Design Thinking For Professional Growth with Dana Mitroff Silvers, Founder/Director Designing Insights. 10 AM-12 PM PDT. Visit: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022 for our full schedule and session links!

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute 06/22/2022

At IDEA SUMMIT 2022 we have a number of sessions for you all to be excited about over our two-day event on 6/22 & 6/23. We want to highlight our NETWORKING EVENT happening TODAY at 3 PM PDT moderated by Melody Kanschat, Professor of Practice Arts Management at Claremont Graduate University. Visit us at https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022 to view the schedule and join sessions and learn about all of our presenters!

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute Welcome to the IDEA Summit 2022! POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network presents the IDEA Summit 2022. This second annual IDEA Summit continues to explore how museum professionals can bring greater intentionality to their professional development. The leadership skills, leader development opportunities,...

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute 06/21/2022

Join us for this year's IDEA SUMMIT 2022. We are excited to have Damon Reaves from the National Gallery of Art join us as our Opening Keynote Speaker tomorrow June 22nd from 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM PDT. Please visit https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022 to learn more about our free two-day summit and register to join as space is limited!

IDEA Summit 2022 – Presented by the Museum Leadership Institute Welcome to the IDEA Summit 2022! POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network presents the IDEA Summit 2022. This second annual IDEA Summit continues to explore how museum professionals can bring greater intentionality to their professional development. The leadership skills, leader development opportuniti...

06/20/2022

Don't forget to register for this year's IDEA SUMMIT! We welcome undergraduate/graduate students and museum professionals at all levels.
Learn more about this years speakers and events while registering at: https://ideasummit2022.polarisresources.org/

06/15/2022

Join us for the IDEA Summit 2022 exploring the intersections of museum leadership, community engagement, and DEAI values. The 2.5 day online event features panels, workshops and networking sessions. Free to join. Check out the program and register: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-IDEA-SUMMIT-2022

05/18/2022

MLI@CGU joins in celebrating . Let's support each other on journey! Consider becoming a today. Join : The Museum Mentor Network and an international of 1200 colleagues for free: https://museummentors.org/.

05/04/2022

Get ready to find or be a museum mentor for 2022! Whether you are a new or ongoing member, join this webinar to learn more about engaging in mentoring relationships or short-term career support on POLARIS. This webinar will be recorded.

Joining POLARIS is free! POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network is produced by the Museum Leadership Institute and made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

View the 2022 Annual Launch recording:
https://vimeo.com/706266322

04/21/2022

Join us for the 2022 Annual Launch . Advance your and FIND/BE a mentor in a with over 1100 colleagues. Register now: https://lnkd.in/gJV3KvV7

04/04/2022

Thank you to POLARIS members Krista Jensen, Lauren Miyamoto and Victoria Gerard for sharing their perspectives about leadership and mentoring. Check out the Spring Issue of the Flame: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-CGU-FLAME-SPRING2022 to read about "How POLARIS Creates a Silver Lining for Museum Professionals in the Pandemic."

flame.cgu.edu

12/15/2021

Holiday greetings from MLI and POLARIS!

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS-AAMG Open House. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 12/14/2021

Join us today at 11 am PST for the AAMG and POLARIS Open House! Build connections and work on your goals for 2022. Registration required: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-OpenHouse

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS-AAMG Open House. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) and POLARIS are partnering to help you to kick-start your professional goal-setting and make connections just in time for the 2022 New Year. In this session, we'll explore leadership challenges and opportunities in the academic museum and gall...

12/03/2021

Calling all Academic Museums and Galleries Professionals. Register here: https://bit.ly/POLARIS-OpenHouse

The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) and POLARIS are partnering to help you to kick-start your professional goal-setting and make connections just in time for the 2022 New Year.

In this session, we'll explore leadership challenges and opportunities in the academic museum and gallery sector as Toni Guglielmo, Ph.D., Director, Museum Leadership Institute joins in conversation with Kristina L. Durocher, President of AAMG, and Director of the Museum of Art of the University of New Hampshire.

Boost your career goals for 2022 and connect with AAMG members. This webinar will be recorded.

10/27/2021

Today is National Mentoring Day! : The Museum Mentor Network celebrates all who have had a positive impact on our ! Join POLARIS: https://museummentors.org/

10/27/2021

Is mentoring always beneficial? Have you heard that a mentor is like an all-knowing “godfather(mother)”? Perhaps you believe it is easy to find the right mentor or to be a good mentee. Join CGU Professor Becky Reichard as we bust the top mentoring myths. We cut through the fake news to reveal evidence-based practices including the role of diverse mentoring networks and peer accountability partners. This webinar offers strategies and tips to move beyond limiting myths as you develop your mentoring relationships.

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Mentoring Myths Busted. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 10/26/2021

Reserve your spot now! https://bit.ly/Mentoring_Myths_Busted In this FREE webinar, we will be sharing some secrete ingredients for mentoring!

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Mentoring Myths Busted. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Is mentoring always beneficial? Have you heard that a mentor is like an all-knowing “godfather(mother)”? Perhaps you believe it is easy to find the right mentor or to be a good mentee. Join CGU Professor Becky Reichard as we bust the top mentoring myths. We cut through the fake news to reveal ev...

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Mentoring Myths Busted. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 10/12/2021

Is mentoring always beneficial? Join CGU Professor Becky Reichard as we bust the top mentoring myths. This webinar offers strategies and tips to move beyond limiting myths as you develop your mentoring relationships.

Free event, Registration is required. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/Mentoring_Myths_Busted

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Mentoring Myths Busted. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Is mentoring always beneficial? Have you heard that a mentor is like an all-knowing “godfather(mother)”? Perhaps you believe it is easy to find the right mentor or to be a good mentee. Join CGU Professor Becky Reichard as we bust the top mentoring myths. We cut through the fake news to reveal ev...

09/28/2021

POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network is now 1,000 strong! Thank you to everyone who has helped make this possible! https://museummentors.org

08/19/2021

Need support working on your post-pandemic professional goal? This session is for both new and ongoing members on POLARIS. Join us to learn more about navigating the platform, expanding your network, and the new mentor matchmaking program.

08/17/2021

POLARIS Open House is tomorrow! Register now: https://bit.ly/Open_House_2021 Guest speakers, Tim Abel, William Gassaway, and Valerie Bundy, will share some of their relatable experiences about professional networking, leadership development, mentoring, and pandemic pivots.

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Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 08/11/2021

POLARIS is now ...

Looking for a / mentee or an partner? Now's a good time to join the for a 3-month .

Have questions? Join us at our FREE Open House Wednesday, August 18 from 10 am - 11 am PDT to learn more! Register here: https://bit.ly/Open_House_2021

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 08/04/2021

Need support with your professional ? Interested in finding a mentor, mentee, or accountability partner to work together? Register now for this free on Wed. 8/18 @ 10:00-11:00am PT https://bit.ly/Open_House_2021 Learn about POLARIS--now 944 users strong, expanding your , and our new matchmaking. Bring your questions!

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: POLARIS - Open House and Q&A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

07/29/2021

POLARIS is now 935 users strong! Join the Open House Webinar to learn more about the platform and the mentoring program.

Date: Wednesday, August 18
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am PDT

Register here: https://bit.ly/Open_House_2021


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07/20/2021

Interested in POLARIS? Join us on 8/18 from 10 am -11am PDT to learn more about making connections on POLARIS to expand your network, the leadership development modules, and the mentoring program. This session is for both new and ongoing members on POLARIS. Bring your questions! https://bit.ly/Open_House_2021

06/03/2021

Closing keynote starting now!

06/03/2021

One more session until the comes to a close! At 2:45pm PDT our closing keynote speaker, Melanie Adams Director of Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum She will be sharing with us her journey with .

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