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A Reading List on Creative Aging

Category: ad summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I once had the privilege of interviewing Frank Oppenheimer, the founder of the Exploratorium in San Francisco. I asked him why he had created the museum, and he answered: “Both my brother …

Building an Equitable Future: Museums and Reparations

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Today is Juneteenth, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved black people in America. This holiday is a big deal here in my home town of Washington D.C. Not coincidentally, today the …

An Intergenerational “School of Drag” Connects LGBTQIA+ Youth and Elders

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last year, 20 organizations enrolled in a special museum cohort of Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Vitality Arts program. With funding from Aroha, and training provided by Lifetime …