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Laura Karban

Laura Karban

Morris Hargreaves McIntyre

Laura works closely with cause-led organisations around the world, including: Creative England; the National Trust; the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Smithsonian Institution; and English Heritage.

Laura leads on MHM’s work in the environment, particularly in enabling cultural and charitable organisations to create campaigns, exhibitions and programmes that feel important, appealing and empowering to their audiences.

Speaking at Green Museums Summit 2023:

Shifting Climate Concern into Climate Curiosity

We know audiences care deeply about the climate crisis and think museums have a strong remit to lead the conversation. But we also understand that a tidal wave of sustainability messaging has left audiences with, at best, green fatigue and, at worst, feelings of helplessness and dread – both of which are the enemies of engagement. 

Through the lens of the Design Museum’s ‘Waste Age’ exhibition, this presentation explores what we can do to support audiences through the climate crisis in a way that feels important and worthy but genuinely interesting, sparking debate and further curiosity.

Laura Karban