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#DayofFacts Explained

Category: Alliance Blog
#DayofFacts is an international social media campaign occurring on February 17, 2017. Alli Hartley and Mara Kurlandsky developed the concept as a day where institutions share …

#DayofFacts Questions Answered

Category: Alliance Blog
In a recent article, Alli Hartley and Mara Kurlandsky wrote about the inspiration and goals for the #DayofFacts social media campaign taking place on Friday, February 17. Over the course of …

2019 Award Winner for Excellence in Practice: David Rios

Category: Education & Interpretation
According to his nominator, David Rios, Director of Public Programs and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), “excels in building experiences and …

Navigating Your Museum Career: Educators at the Intersection of Disciplines

When I was applying for graduate school in museum education, I remember being asked as part of the interview where I saw the degree taking me. At that point in my life, I was confident that …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 2/17/2017

Category: Alliance Blog
This week’s Roundup shares stories about the virtues of complexity, #DayOfFacts, alternate reality in service of accessibility, #Art-Less without immigrants, and some tips for …

Refracting the Social Justice Lens: An Intersectional Approach to Labor Equity in Museums

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Hi–Sylvea here! Elizabeth is giving a talk in New Zealand and while she’s away Nicole and I will host CFM’s blog. Today’s post aligns quite well with Nicole’s …

Talking About Museums and Internships

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Hi, Nicole here! Throughout the course of my work on museums and labor at CFM this past year, I have had the pleasure of talking with—and learning from—colleagues across the US in various …

TrendsWatch 2019: Truth, Trust, and Fake News

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This is one of the five trends from the 2019 TrendsWatch. Click here to read more about the full report.  “Trust is the foundation of society. Where there is no truth, there can be no …

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