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Inclusion at the Heart of Well-Being

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Conner Prairie’s focus on inclusion has led to community partnerships …

Becoming OutGoing: How museums serve as social and psychological catalysts

Sites of Healing: The Michigan State University Museum turned to community co-curation to tell survivors’ stories of sexual violence.

Fitness Never Looked so Fun

Museum Therapy

Trans Inclusion: Shedding light on gender transition and inclusion in the workplace.

Searching for Truffles: History Nebraska is using curiosity to grow staff capacity and enrich the museum experience

Inspiring Success: Why and how The Henry Ford developed its leadership program

No Stone Left Unturned: How the Oakland Museum of California is practicing equity and inclusion.

Ceding Authority and Seeding Trust

Discomfort in Learning: Museum audiences react to decolonizing practices.

Hiding In Plain Sight: An exhibition showcasing America’s obsession with Native American iconography aims to start a new conversation.

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Why Should You Attend AAM’s Annual Meeting?

Category: Annual Meeting
AAM’s Annual Meeting is the largest museum conference in the US where you will connect, collaborate, and share ideas with over 5,000 museum professionals. Transcript Auntaneshia Staveloz: …

What Can Catching Flies Teach Us About Creative Aging?

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I recently read the book The Fly Trap by Fredrik Sjöberg, which I highly recommend to museum colleagues, for reasons which get to the very essence of museums and creative aging. Sjöberg is …

Two Case Studies in Decolonization

Category: Education & Interpretation
Decolonization is defined in AAM’s TrendsWatch 2019 as “the long, slow, painful, and imperfect process of undoing some of the damage inflicted by colonial practices that remain deeply …

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