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Ask an Expert: How Can Traveling Exhibitions Go the Distance?

In addition to creating their own exhibitions, many museums also host ones that originate from other organizations, including companies that specialize in creating them. These traveling …

Steps to the Future: Discovery Museum Builds Toward Carbon Neutrality

The news about climate change, the environment, and the state of our planet is frightening and discouraging. In the face of it all, how do we create hope? According to noted conservation …

Historic Houses in the Shifting Landscape of Climate Change

In combating climate change, we can look to Indigenous and historic practices for models of sustainable architectural solutions to extreme heat, cold, and humidity. Structures built in …

How Museum Educators Are Using Strategic Foresight to Address Climate Change

    In this series of posts, EdCom’s Trends Committee is taking a deeper look at emerging phenomena identified in the 2021 edition of TrendsWatch from the Center for the Future of …

Point of View: Ending Business as Usual

With a regenerative approach, every museum can address clim…

Point of View: Think Globally, Act Locally

By focusing on sustainability, museums can also help make their communities more just and…

From the President and CEO: Meeting the Climate Change Challenge

AAM’s vision is “a just and sustainable world informed and enriched by thriving museums that contribute to the resiliency and equity of their communities.” I am constantly impressed and …

Bringing Our Resources to Bear

Academic museum professionals can use their institution’s resources to help the wider community better understand the clim…

Let’s Go All In

The international climate conference makes clear that we all must do our part to slow the clim…

Climate Change at Home

At King Manor, education about the environment and the historic house go ha…

Doing Our Part

Museums can simultaneously make their exhibitions more sustainable and improve soc…

Protecting Earth’s Heart

Monterey Bay Aquarium is doing its part to cut emissions and waste to keep the effects of climate change from further affecting oc…
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Chatting About Museums with ChatGPT

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Two months ago, the research and development lab OpenAI released ChatGPT, an interactive “chatbot” powered by artificial intelligence. Chatbots aren’t new (I’ve been writing about …

Different by Design: A New, Inclusive Framework for Accessible Museum Exhibitions

Category: Alliance Blog
In January 2020, I authored a post for the Alliance Blog about speechless: different by design, an exhibition that I curated for the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the High Museum of Art in …

Trend Alert: Changing Climate Risk

Category: Museum Magazine
2022 marked a new high in climatic extremes. The US set records for number of tornadoes (29 in March); heat (nearly 1,000 record high temperatures in one week of September alone); and …

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