Case Study: Do We Really Know Latin America and the Caribbean?

Forces of Change
Start Day and Time
Monday May 8 1:30-2 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
261 America's Center
This session will present the results and findings of the 2016-17 Survey of Latin American and the Caribbean Museum Directors, developed and conducted by the AAM Latino Network Professional Network Committee. The survey aimed to gather specific information about the museum community in that region; assess the needs and potential for collaborations and exchange among museums in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean; and foster exchange of ideas, best practices, and perspectives across the Americas.
Learner Outcome
  1. From survey results and findings, review a comprehensive overview of the museum community in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  2. Learn about major trends and challenges affecting museums in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  3. Learn about potential areas for international collaborations and exchange with museums in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Antonio Rodriguez
Museum Consultant
Consultant, Traveling Exhibitions & International Programs. Washington DC, USA. Antonio Rodriguez is a senior-level consultant with more than 20 years of experience in museums, traveling exhibitions, and partnership development. He is the Chair of the Latino Network Professional Committee at the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and also serves as Chairman of the Board of the ICOM's International Committee for Exhibitions & Exchange (ICEE).