Lonnie Bunch was the keynote speaker at a seminar on Connecting to the World's Connections: Making the Case for the Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage.
The seminar, co-sponsored by the Salzburg Global Seminar and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, was held at the Leopoldskron Palace in Salzburg, Austria from 28th October to 1st November.
The seminar addressed a range of concerns including advocacy and public awareness, emergency preparedness, education and training and new preservation approaches.
Lonnie G. Bunch III is the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. As the museum’s director, Bunch has identified the museum’s mission and is developing exhibitions and public programs and coordinating the museum’s fundraising and budget development.