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Recent Posts by Elizabeth Merritt

Education for Our Children

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This is an excerpt from TrendsWatch: Museums as Community Infrastructure. The full report is available as a free PDF download. “Given the challenges we face, education doesn’t need to be …

Right-Sizing the World

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This excerpt is adapted from TrendsWatch: Museums as Community Infrastructure. The full report is available as a free PDF download. “I don’t know why people feel unhappy when the curve of a …

Help Pioneer Better Measures of Museum Performance

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What’s the best way to measure a museum’s success? And by “best,” I mean meaningful and sustainable. “Meaningful” in the form of metrics that will make a community feel it has been well …

Emergency Response in the Face of Disasters

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This is an excerpt from TrendsWatch: Museums as Community Infrastructure. The full report is available as a free PDF download. “There’s nothing like a jolly good disaster to get people to …

TrendsWatch: this year’s report as a free, accessible PDF with copious links

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Heads up! The 2024 edition of CFM’s annual forecasting report is now available as a free PDF download. TrendsWatch: Navigating a Volatile Future explores how museums can adapt to the …

Call for Proposals! Help Populate the Program of the Next Future of Museums Summit

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Is your museum caught up in culture wars, striving to decarbonize the future, experimenting with artificial intelligence, or combating the loneliness epidemic? Those are the themes of this …

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