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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

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Two Facing Change Senior Fellows talk about their work supporting board …

From the President: Facing Change, Making Change

Six years ago, AAM convened a group of museum leaders to answer a burning question: Why, despite decades of work from so many dedicated people, was the field still struggling to make …

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…

Facing Change: An Overview

In 2015, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole delivered a landmark keynote address at the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in Atlanta. In it she called upon museums to “be of social value by not …

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…
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