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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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Museum Colleague Shoutouts for 2023

Category: Alliance Blog
Last month we asked readers of our Field Notes newsletter to share their shoutouts for outstanding museum colleagues in honor of the new year. Here were some of the responses they shared: …

Chatting About Museums with ChatGPT

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Two months ago, the research and development lab OpenAI released ChatGPT, an interactive “chatbot” powered by artificial intelligence. Chatbots aren’t new (I’ve been writing about …

Different by Design: A New, Inclusive Framework for Accessible Museum Exhibitions

Category: Alliance Blog
In January 2020, I authored a post for the Alliance Blog about speechless: different by design, an exhibition that I curated for the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the High Museum of Art in …

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