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Trans Allyship 101

Category: On-Demand Programs
View this recorded webinar organized by the AAM LGBTQ+ Alliance. LGBTQ+ Alliance Chairperson Anna Woten, and Task Force for Transgender Inclusion Co-chairs Alison Kennedy and Alex Lussenhop …

Futures Studies 101: Implications Wheel

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
What would happen if a space craft full of weak, disoriented insectoid aliens parked itself in orbit over South Africa? The implications of that (highly) improbable event are explored the …

Future Studies 101: Potential Futures

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This is part two in a series of short essays exploring the basics of Futures Studies and how they can be applied to the museum field. Read part one here. Studying the future isn’t all that …

Futures Studies 101: The Purpose of Foresight

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This post is the first in a series of short essays exploring the basics of Futures Studies and how they can be applied to the museum field. Why is foresight important? Without someone …

Futures Studies 101: How to Read the Newspaper

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I joke that the biggest change in my life since becoming director of CFM is that now I read the financial section of the New York Times. Except it isn’t a joke. Once future studies gave me …

LGBTQ+ Alliance Recordings

Check back for updated recordings from the LGBTQ+ Alliance. Recordings Telling Trans Stories Through Collections and Exhibitions View a recording of “Telling Trans Stories Through …

Social Distancing Doesn’t Need to Equal Social Isolation for Older Adults

Category: Alliance Blog
As COVID-19 continues to present intense challenges, the world is laser-focused on what social distancing means in particular for older adults and those who serve them. The pandemic not …

Online Advocacy Training

Want to learn how to be a good advocate for your museum, but don’t have a lot of time? These online programs help the museum field learn about advocacy for museums. Advocacy has …

Media Relations

The Alliance has compiled this set of media relations resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector. Increasing Visibility and Awareness Americans for the Arts offers an article …

Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE)

The Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE) provides a forum for museum professionals who believe that understanding the visitor is an essential part of museum planning and …

Futurist Friday: Internet Fail

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Futurist Friday is a series of occasional posts featuring recommending reading, viewing or listening resources to expand your thinking and fuel your  forecasting. When I teach …

Futuring in New Orleans: Registration Now Open!

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’ll be giving a workshop at the AAM annual meeting in New Orleans where I’ll share some foresight activities you can use to enliven your own institutional planning. The workshop will run …

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