Gallagher & Associates to host webinar on the challenges of opening a new museum during a pandemic

Gallagher & Associates, the internationally recognised interdisciplinary design studio, is holding a webinar to discuss the challenges of opening the new U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum during the coronavirus crisis.

Gallagher & Associates (G&A) is pleased to announce that it is hosting a webinar to go behind the scenes at the eagerly-awaited new U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, exploring the triumphs and challenges of opening a new museum during a global pandemic.

The event takes place on Friday 5 June from 1 – 2 pm EST and features staff from the museum alongside G&A team members.

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum (USOPM) is a highly anticipated new museum in Colorado which showcases the history of Team USA in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the hopes and dreams of future generations. The 60,000 square foot, universally-designed museum is the first dedicated to Team USA and its achievements.

US Olympic Paralympic Museum G&A

As the museum prepares to open its doors, this webinar will look at topics such as financial leadership, safe operating protocols, adapting the physical environment and visitor experience for social distancing, and planning for a sustainable future.

Webinar attendees will benefit from an actionable framework that deals with the most challenging issues that museums are currently facing. They will also have the chance to ask questions during the moderated discussion,

The panellists are Chris Liedel, CEO, U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum; Mike Devine, CFO, U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and President, Gallagher Museum Services; and John V. Christie, COO, U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum; SVP, Gallagher Museum Services. The discussion will be moderated by Gretchen Coss, Director – BD, Gallagher & Associates.

To find out more and to register for the event, click here.

Last year, Gallagher & Associates partnered with the Sazerac Company to create a multi-sensory experience celebrating the cocktail scene of New Orleans, mixing elements of a museum, a branded experience and a retail establishment.