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Technology Change and Emotion

What it means to build a human-centered approach to digital leadership …

From the President: Museums and the Digital World

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2022 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. As the mother of a 10-year-old in 2022, I witness some fascinating …

Point of View: A New Digital Dimension

The museum field must work together to answer the many questions surrounding NFTs and their implications for museu…

Taking the Plunge

Museum professionals would be wise to see immersive experiences as a beginning, …

Our Opportunity for Change

Using media and technology in exhibition design leads to wider and deeper audience …

Expanding Public Value

As you build bridges with communities, consider using dig…

Making It Visible

An oral history project shines a light on the invisible history of museum…

Mind the Gap

The pandemic shone a bright light on the digital divide among museums, but with collective action digital equity i…

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 …
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