EarthFest at the American Museum of Natural History
At this Earth Day celebration event, Climate Museum staff taught kids and families how to build model electrical circuits powered by renewable energy. See here for photos.
NYC Car Free Earth Day
Visitors stopped by our table at the Department of Transportation’s Car Free Earth Day to take Polaroid snapshots and answer the question, "Why do we need a Climate Museum?" See here for photos.
First International Symposium on Climate Change and Museums
Museum and sustainability professionals from around the world discussed how to prioritize climate in their institutional programming. Director Miranda Massie presented as the plenary speaker.
Intrepid Museum: Kids Week
The Climate Museum brought clean energy programming to curious young minds at the the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's Kids Week. See here for photos.
In Human Time: Climate Science Open House
Dr. Gisela Winckler of Columbia University discussed ice core science, the history of Earth's climate, and what this history means for our future. Learn more on the In Human Time website.
In Human Time: Climate Arts Panel
Peggy Weil and Oliver Kellhammer discussed how art and digital media can help engage the public in the context of Weil’s film 88 Cores. Learn more on the In Human Time website.
In Human Time: Climate Arts Workshop
High schoolers from across NYC convened for a workshop with DJ Spooky in which they created media designed to engage their peers in the climate conversation. Learn more on the In Human Time website.
Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit 2017
Climate Museum staff hosted our interactive photo activity at the 2017 Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit. See here for photos.
UN Global Compact Leaders Summit
Climate Museum staff hosted our interactive photo activity for global leaders at the GC Leaders Summit, which drives private sector action on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Here are photos and a video from the event.
Fear and Hope in the Climate Conversation
An interdisciplinary panel discussion hosted by the Climate Museum for Climate Week 2017. Panelists focused on the question, "How, in telling the truth about climate change, do we balance fear and hope?" See herefor photos.
Citi Summer Streets
Climate Museum staff engaged with the public for NYC’s Citi Summer Streets in Midtown Manhattan. A video of the event can be viewed here.
2017 Ecocity World Summit
Director Miranda Massie traveled to Australia to participate in the 2017 Ecocity World Summit. Various speaking events were also held at the Australian Museum, the EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges, the National Museum of Australia, and Museums Victoria.
World Ocean Festival
Director Miranda Massie participated in the Corals and Climate panel at the World Ocean Festival at Governors Island, NYC.
Columbia University Capstone Workshop on Sustainable Development
Columbia University’s Capstone Workshop on Sustainable Development featured the Museum as a semester-long project. Students’ work focused on climate communication strategies and potential exhibit concepts.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Director Miranda Massie presented at FRESH TALK: Can the arts inspire environmental advocacy? at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.
People's Climate March
Climate Museum staff led a contingent at the People’s Climate March in Washington, DC.
NYC Car Free Earth Day
Climate Museum staff engaged with the public for New York City’s Car Free Earth Day at Flatiron Plaza.
March for Science
Climate Museum staff led a contingent at the March for Science in New York City.
SYPartners DoGood Challenge
SYPartners launched a design challenge to develop public engagement strategies for the Museum’s first year of exhibitions and programs.
Center for Architecture (AIANY)
Director Miranda Massie participated in the panel Big Deals: Visionary Responses to Climate Change in NYC at the Center for Architecture (AIANY).
Battery Park City Parks
Director Miranda Massie presented the Museum’s upcoming exhibits and programs at the Winter Talks series at Battery Park City Parks.
New York University, Museum Studies
Director Miranda Massie discussed the development of the Museum at a Museum Management class at New York University.
Climate Week NYC
The Climate Museum hosted open house discussions on climate and the Museum’s development during Climate Week 2016.
Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance (YANA)
Director Miranda Massie chaired the panel Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions at the Yale Club of New York City.
Columbia University Master of Arts Program in Climate and Society
The Climate and Society core curriculum featured projects designed by and for the Climate Museum—e.g., a review of the literature on climate communications.
New York City Bar Association
Director Miranda Massie presented on the panel Opportunities to Raise Public Awareness about Climate Change and the Need for Action at a New York City Bar Association conference.
United Nations Climate Change Conference
Climate Museum staff traveled to Paris to participate in civic engagement activities surrounding the UN’s pathbreaking 2015 Conference of the Parties (COP21).
Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit 2015
Director Miranda Massie participated in the panel SeaChange: The Challenge of Unifying Narratives for Action.
New York University, ITP Tisch School of the Arts
The Climate Museum presented a challenge at the ITP Innovation Lab, a nationally competitive continuing education course for exhibit design professionals.
Hong Kong Museum of Climate Change
Climate Museum staff traveled to Hong Kong to visit the world’s first and only existing museum dedicated to climate change and to meet with its leadership.
Rhode Island School of Design
The Climate Museum was the subject of semester-long advanced studios in the Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture Departments.
Visit to London
We had the privilege of meeting extraordinary and insightful leaders at several world-class museums and institutions in London, including the Museum of Science, the Museum of London, The Crystal – Siemens, and Julie’s Bicycle.