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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…

Museum as Lightning Rod: Innovation and Invitation—An #AAM2022 Keynote by Jake Barton

Jake Barton, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Local Projects, opened the Innovation focus area of the 2022 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo with his keynote, “Museum as …

Happy Earth Day: One thing you can do to take climate action now

It's hard to know where to start as an organisation trying to play a part in tackling climate change. As we wrap up after greenloop 22, we have one clear message that we would like to …

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Ask an Expert: What Else Can We Digitize?

Category: Alliance Blog
With the new needs imposed by the pandemic, museums have seen considerable digital growth over the past few years. Not only have they begun to deliver more content and programming online, …

Salary Transparency in Job Postings: One Museum’s Journey

Category: Alliance Blog
For the past several years, the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) has been working to draft a long-range DEI&A strategic plan, with input from the museum’s cross-departmental DEI Matrix …

A House Museum Built for the Digital Age

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The museum sector went into the pandemic ill-prepared to use digital strategies to keep themselves afloat, but many museums that had begun to experiment with how digital could enhance or …

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