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Welcoming Guidelines

The “LGBTQ Welcoming Guidelines for Museums” outline preferred practices for museums to use when working with LGBTQ professionals, audiences, and communities. The guidelines reflect our …

Transgender Inclusion Guides

Created by the Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, the Toolkit is intended to prepare institutions, coworkers, and transgender museum professionals for gender transitions and to better …

Interpreting Transgender Stories

Transgender and gender-nonconforming people deserve dignified and respectful representation of their lives and communities in museums and cultural institutions. The Task Force for …

Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums

Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums provides background information and strategies for engaging and representing Latinos in authentic and meaningful ways. It …

#AAM2023 Keynote: Gregg Deal

Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe) took the stage as the 2023 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo keynote speaker. Deal is a multi-disciplinary artist, activist, and “disruptor.” His …

A Human-Centered Approach to Guest Services

Compared to other areas of museum work, guest services (or visitor services, as it’s sometimes known) often gets overlooked for the impact it has on community-building. This may be because, …

Advancing DEAI in a Polarized World

Recently, we hosted a webinar with museum leaders on values-based communications for diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI). While all attendees were eager to commit fully …
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