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Richard West Jr.

Richard West Jr. is the president and CEO emeritus and ambassador, Native community, of the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, California, and the founding director and director emeritus of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC.

Recent Posts by Richard West Jr.

Point of View: Museums Must Be More

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. ICOM’s definition of “museum” needs to take into account how the …

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