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Continuing to Grow

A nature journaling class at Naples Botanical Garden connects older adults to the institution, the natural world, and …

The Queer Perspective

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. An intergenerational LGBTQIA+ arts program at the Museum of …

Essential Programming

The Anchorage Museum’s “Vital & Creative” programs helped older adults engage in creative pursuits both in-person …

Building Emotional Intelligence Through Play

An exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh uses the movie Inside Out to teach children about thei…

The Key to Conservation

Three zoos and aquariums are designing environmental empathy into …

Point of View: Harnessing an Untapped Power

Museums can use emotions to encourage empathy, inspire action, and build …

Empathy Check (and why it’s not a cliché)

An exhibition on African American women’s hair became a space for the African diasporic perspective to be seen, heard, valued, and better …

The Secrets of Emotion

Psychological science offers myriad opportunities for measuring emotional responses to the museum …

From the President: Practicing Empathetic Leadership

This article originally appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Like many of you, my family and I have really missed going to museums. Until …

Invitation to Introspection

The Exploratorium’s free, outdoor exhibition helped people understand the factors that contribute to both compassion and po…

Inside Out Outside In: A resilience model for museums offers strategies to address challenging realities.

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. “For museums, the choice is either resilience or irrelevance. When museums see …

Block By Block

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. The Toronto Ward Museum is building more inclusive cities through storytelling, …
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