What I'm Up To
Since getting involved in the Greater Phoenix Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs) group in 2014, I have learned so much. So. Much. Recently I was asked by the National Emerging Museum Professionals Network to contribute to their first-ever annual report, on behalf of the Phoenix group. It prompted me to reflect a little more closely on my own contributions to the Phoenix network. Check out these stats from 2015:
I was drawn to this opportunity, to lead the Greater Phoenix EMP group, for three main reasons:
There were also some elements to this new role that I wasn’t expecting:
Niki Cuccinotto is the Museum Guide & Curriculum Coordinator at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. She also volunteers at Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation in Scottsdale, as well as the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix. She is active in the Greater Phoenix Emerging Museum Professionals as well as the Museum Association of Arizona. She is also a professional member of the American Alliance of Museums.