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The BTA 2022 Art Museum Trustee Survey

The Characteristics, Roles, and Experiences of Black Trustees Foreword The Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums (BTA) was established in 2021 to transform art museums into more equitable …

Point of View: What Matters Most

Accountability to our community means making changes from the inside out as well as from the …

Shifting the Conversation

Two Facing Change Senior Fellows talk about their work supporting board members in their diversity, equity, accessibility, and incl…

Collaboration for Community Impact

After Facing Change, four historical societies in the Twin Cities are working together to better engage the African American communities …

A Transformative Journey

Participating in Facing Change has helped the Naper Settlement board and staff transform the i…

On Board with Change

The Walker Art Center’s Racial Equity and Inclusion Action Plan aims to change the makeup and culture of the institution’s board o…

Point of View: Playground for the 1%

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. In an effort to provide the broadest possible access to this critical …

The Leadership Imperative: A Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Primer for Museum Boards

Support Free DEAI Resources: AAM provides all of our DEAI resources for free to AAM members. In these challenging times, we ask that if you can, consider supporting this work by making a …

Recruiting for Museum Board Diversity Webinar

Support Free DEAI Resources: AAM provides all of our DEAI resources for free to AAM members. In these challenging times, we ask that if you can, consider supporting this work by making a …

Diversity & Good Governance Webinar

Support Free DEAI Resources: AAM provides all of our DEAI resources for free to AAM members. In these challenging times, we ask that if you can, consider supporting this work by making a …

So You Want to Serve on a Museum Board?

In my last article for AAM on welcoming the next generation of board leadership, I encouraged young people who were interested in board service to develop their leadership skills and create …

Welcoming the Next Generation of Board Leadership

AAM’s Facing Change initiative has put the spotlight on museum board diversity, but not everyone thinks of bringing younger people onto the board when the topic comes up. Age diversity, …
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Museum Colleague Shoutouts for 2023

Category: Alliance Blog
Last month we asked readers of our Field Notes newsletter to share their shoutouts for outstanding museum colleagues in honor of the new year. Here were some of the responses they shared: …

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 …

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