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Exploring a Fragmented Future

The second installment of TrendsWatch 2018’s scenarios of 2040 is now up on the web for discussion and comment! Fragmentation is woven from some of the anxieties shared by museum people …

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The Joker in the Museum Planning Pack

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The fourth and final installment of TrendsWatch 2018’s scenarios of the future is now up on the web. Wild Times explores what might happen if fate deals our field an unexpected card: the …

Wild Times: In which social service nonprofits save the day.

Category: Future Forecasting
Introduction to This Scenario A wild card scenario explores the kind of low-probability, high-impact event that can disrupt the best-laid plans. Though you shouldn’t obsess about these …

A Case Study—in Progress—of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Brand Refresh

Category: Mission & Institutional Planning
With the arrival of a new director and CEO in 2016, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco expanded its largely encyclopedic approach to art history by introducing a curatorial department …