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Recent Posts by Elizabeth Merritt

COVID-19 and Museum Volunteers

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Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Alliance Blog is supported by …

Lessons Learned from SARS (and Strikes) at the Ontario Science Center

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Often the best way to foresee the future is to revisit the past. In March, professor Marjorie Schwarzer offered an overview of how US museums responded to three pandemics in the 20th …

How to Get Ready to Open the Doors

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field: These resources have been taken out from behind the member paywall to make them free and accessible for all. The current crisis is taking a …

Short Term Strategies for Museum Workers

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
As I wrote in the latest edition of TrendsWatch, staff who feel valued, supported, and trained are a museum’s most important resource for implementing long-term strategies for financial …

Culture and Community in a Time of Crisis: Join a National Audience Research Collaboration

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
As museums navigate the coming months and plan for reopening, they find themselves both deluged with too much information and sorely lacking critical data to inform their decision-making. …

Three New Scenarios for Financial Survival in 2020

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
  Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Center for the Future …

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