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‘Art Rx’: museum tours linked to easing chronic pain

Viewing works of art can have an analgesic effect on chronic pain and alleviate feelings of isolation for patients who suffer from it, according to a study by researchers at the University …

Therapeutic Connection: A Funder Explores How the Arts Can Address Mental Health Issues

Museopunks Episode 20: An Ode to Self-Care

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The A in DEAI: Seven tips for greater accessibility at events

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
In being a museum professional during the social media age, there are few things cooler than getting to be a Social Media Journalist for the American Alliance of Museum (AAM) conference. In …

The Museum Education Act passes the New York State Legislature

Category: Advocacy
Is it done yet? What can I do to help? What happens next? When can we apply for funding? Those are just some of the questions I’ve been getting since the Museum Education Act (MEA) passed …

A Suggestion Box is Not Going to Fix a Riot

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I love a good immersive futurist exercise. One of the earliest CFM events involved recruiting museum people to create museum narratives for Superstruct, the Institute for the Future’s …