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Marygrace Kennedy

Marygrace Kennedy

Assistant Director
Kalmar Nyckel Foundation

Marygrace Kennedy graduated from the University of Florida with a MA in Museum Studies and Historic Preservation in 2020. She is currently the Assistant Director of the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation in Wilmington Delaware.

Her academic research focuses on historical narrative and collective memory, specifically how the different stories, events, and places we choose to preserve shape our contemporary social and political identities.

MuseumNext Green Museums Summit
Tuesday, 29th March 2022

Incorporating Sea Level Rise at Historic Sites and Museums
How can historic sites talk about future environmental threats? This presentation explores the power and efficacy of coastal historic sites and museums to foster dialogue about the threat of sea level rise to their institutions and to their coastal communities. It details how incorporating sea level rise programming in the historic programming allows these institutions to expand their historic narrative, increase their relevancy, and inspire climate action and resilience.

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Marygrace Kennedy