The Next Generations

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Skip over related stories to continue reading article

Eric Meade, on the Authentic Futures Blog, has forecast the coming generations. Applying Strauss and Howe’s theory of a cycle of four “types” of generations, Meade looks forward the next 50 years to forecast what he dubs the Globals (2004-2026) and the Spirituals (2027-2049) and speculates on their world view and behavior. James Chung and Susy Wilkening write in “Life Stages of the Museum Visitor” how different generations interact with museums in characteristic ways. Take a look at Meade’s article, and think about how the characteristics he forecasts for coming generations may shape our field.

AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum Magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
Log In

We're Sorry

Your current membership level does not allow you to access this content.

Upgrade Your Membership

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *