June 12, 2017 9:00am — 11:30am

2017 Annual Members Meeting 

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Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and learn more about upcoming initiatives and opportunities that you can become involved with!!

Our Special Guest Speaker will be Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent for The Field Museum, and the creator, host and writer for its 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.

Emily will share her experience working in the realms of digital media and natural history science as well as some of the strategies she uses to create mission-focused educational content for an ever-growing viewership.

Submit your RSVP today!

Chicago Collections Annual Members Meeting
WHO? Everyone welcome
WHEN? Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Directors meeting to follow)
WHERE? University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center West,  828 S. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago IL  60612

Paid parking available - 915 S. Paulina Street  and  1100 S. Wood Street (corner of Wood and Fillmore)

Continental breakfast will be available by 8:45 a.m.