What We Do

We offer the following services for cultural organizations, educational institutions, and community-based organizations:


Organizational Planning for Sustainability

We facilitate the process that will transform your organization into a socially responsive institution, guiding you from needs assessment to concept development to implementation, using methods of inclusion and equity for systemic change.

Partnerships and Community Engagement

If you are interested in partnership development and community engagement, we can facilitate the process that answers the following: Where does the organization want to go? What processes do you need to develop and follow? What change needs to happen? Who are the people and organizations involved? What activities and procedures can you develop to arrive at a shared goal?

Training, Facilitation and Coaching

We offer sessions that support inclusive practices for a sustainable future, including:

  • Cross-cultural competencies
  • Socially inclusive practices for museums and arts organizations
  • Effective learning and engagement strategies for target audiences
  • An inclusive mindset: the intersection of you and us
  • Engaging and empowering new audiences for museums
  • Unpacking language to build a shared language
  • Docent training to strengthen cultural competencies
  • Developing and engaging in reflective practices
  • Diversity, inclusion and cultural equity for a healthy community
  • CALTA21 professional development and implementation
  • VTS for the language learner
  • Visual literacy to support student learning in the ELA/ESL/Social Studies classroom
  • Building immigrants’ academic, social and cultural capital
  • Train the trainer
  • Listening sessions

Partners, clients and training sites include Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York, NY; New York University, NY; Long Island School Districts, NY; Eastern Suffolk BOCES, NY; Bard Graduate Center, NY; Syracuse University, NY; Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY; Brooklyn College, NY; Literacy Assistance Center, NY; Westchester Community College, NY; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; Rubin Museum of Art, NY; El Museo del Barrio, NY; Barnes Foundation, PA; El Paso Museum of Art, TX; Katonah Museum of Art, NY; Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay; Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, NY; Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, NY; Everson Museum of Art, NY; Tucson Museum of Art, AZ; Fleisher Art Memorial, PA; Neuberger Museum of Art, NY; Cool Culture, NY; Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, NJ; The Art League of Long Island, NY; and The Society for Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, NY.

*Workshops can be conducted in English and Spanish

Program Design and Content Development

We support the development of the vision, curation and production of learning experiences for museum, art and education professionals, and diverse audiences of all ages. Curriculum development for classroom teaching (from Pre-K to higher education), museum education and community-based organizations.


Patricia’s public speaking engagements include:

  • Museo Picasso, Malaga Spain
  • The Inclusive Museum Conference, Manchester, UK
  • Arts in Society Research Network, Paris, France
  • Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Smithsonian Affiliates, Washington D.C.
  • Smithsonian Latino Center, Washington, D.C.
  • GENIAL Summit, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
  • United States Society for Art Education, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
  • International Conference of Sustainable Development, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Association of Art Museum Curators, Detroit, MI
  • American Alliance of Museum – Seattle, WA;  Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Philadelphia, PA;
  • NYCMER, New York, NY
  • Long Island Museum Association, Long Island NY
  • Museum Association of New York, Albany and Syracuse, NY
  • American Comparative Literature Association, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, Providence, RI
  • Community College Humanities Association, Houston, TX
  • Baruch University, New York, NY
  • Suffolk County Community College, Long Island, NY
  • Cool Culture, New York, NY
  • Heart of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
  • Imagining America, Queens, NY
  • Balanced Mind Conferences, Long Island, NY
  • PBS Celebration of Teaching and Learning, New York, NY
  • Council for Social Studies, Long Island, NY
  • Long Island English to Speakers of Other Languages, Long Island, NY
  • Annual Literacy and Learning Institute, Long Island, NY