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Join the Conversation on Museums and Creative Aging

Calling all kindred spirits! Museums and the field of “creative aging” have a wonderful future together. As Aroha Fellow for Museums and Creative Aging for the next two years, I …

Introducing our Aroha Fellow for Museums & Creative Aging

I am pleased to announce that, with support from Aroha Philanthropies, the Alliance is launching an initiative to explore how museums can engage with the rapidly-growing field of creative …

Listen to the Interns: The Importance of the “Budding Scholar” for Museum Decolonization

As a junior in college, I think I might have found my calling—for now anyway. For the past two and a half years I have been studying Art History, Museum Studies, and African American …

Mission Accomplished?: As Mainstream Art Museums Rush to Diversify, What is the Role of Culturally Specific Museums Working for a Cause?

In July, El Museo del Barrio, a museum in upper Manhattan devoted to exhibiting and collecting Latinx and Latin American art, issued a statement in response to the family separation crisis …

20 Museums Tapped for Initiative to Create Learning Opportunities For Older Adults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, VA – Aroha Philanthropies, the American Alliance of Museums, and Lifetime Arts announced today that 20 museums and organizations have been tapped to …

Creative Aging

An aging population presents museums with both challenges (of retention and access) and opportunities (for enhancing visitors’ health, well-being and lifelong learning). Thanks to the Baby …

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