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Meeting Teachers Where They Are

Education & Interpretation
As an elementary school teacher in New York City, I LOVED field trips. In my final year of teaching, I was lucky enough to find a school that not only encouraged them but purposely made …

IRIS+ Part One: Designing + Coding a Museum AI

Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Museu do Amanhã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of a very small cadre of museums experimenting with chatbots powered by artificial intelligence (AI). (Well, that seems appropriate. They …

What It Takes to Engage Teachers with Digital Museum Resources: Five Lessons Learned

Education & Interpretation
Wherever you are on the journey to digitize museum collections, there are questions to address regarding who will use these millions of digital assets, and how. Teachers and their students …

Futurist Friday: Sustainable Civilization

Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Astrophysicist Adam Frank, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Rochester, is part of a group of researchers who are looking at climate change from an …

Speak Up for Museums: Urge Congress to Support the Office of Museum Services

Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – June 7, 2018 Speak Up for Museums: Urge Congress to Support the Office of Museum Services Following the Alliance’s recent live testimony on Capitol Hill, the …

Grant Opportunity: Museums & Creative Aging

Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Aroha Philanthropies has just released a call for proposals to museums interested in participating in its new Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums initiative. The Alliance is collaborating with …

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Spotlight: Three Must-Reads on Museums and Education

So many museums are experimenting with new approaches to expand their role in education and learning through new partnerships, creative outreach strategies, and innovative programs. Here are three articles that share new ideas and models that will help you enhance your museum's educational programming and better serve your community.

Top Ten Takeaways from the Museums & Schools: The LA Convening

Inviting Children In: Valuing The Youngest Museum Visitors

My Primary School is at the Museum – Squaring the Circle