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Effective Strategies for Strengthening Americans’ Democratic Attitudes

American democracy is under a significant threat from a concerning number of partisans who tolerate anti-democratic practices endorsed by political elites and/or harboring strong hostility …

Resilience for Museums Strategies to Address Challenging Realities

Times of extraordinary change and disruption demand flexibility, humility, perseverance, self-reflection, and responsiveness of museum leaders. Agile leadership requires mapping out a …

What Happens When Museums Close

Watch this recorded discussion about what happens when museums close from the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. Senior leaders with firsthand experience at a museum that has closed (or come …

Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey “How to” Webinar

Cycle 3 of the Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey – funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation – opened to art museums across North America on Monday, February 7. To support the data …

Required Elements of an Institutional Plan

This recorded webinar explores the elements of an institutional plan based on core standards; the most common plan shortcomings; and different approaches to planning and imple…

Required Elements of an Education-Focused Mission Statement

Watch this recorded webinar where colleagues explore the required elements of an education-focused mission statement based on national standards, why your museum needs an effective mission …

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Help Pioneer Better Measures of Museum Performance

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
What’s the best way to measure a museum’s success? And by “best,” I mean meaningful and sustainable. “Meaningful” in the form of metrics that will make a community feel it has been well …

Museum as Living Room: A Q&A with Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts’ Victoria Ramirez

Category: Alliance Blog
I believe museums matter because they serve as vital community spaces, where we can meet, mingle, work, learn, study, daydream, and everything in between. I came to this realization, in …

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