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Welcoming the Next Generation of Board Leadership

AAM’s Facing Change initiative has put the spotlight on museum board diversity, but not everyone thinks of bringing younger people onto the board when the topic comes up. Age diversity, …

Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class

With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground

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Creative Agers Throughout History

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I’ve recommended Gene D. Cohen’s book The Creative Age any number of times in these Ad Summa blogs, and one of the elements that makes the book so memorable is the continuing list in the …

“Most Americans are trapped in a history that they do not understand”

Category: Influence of Museums
The final keynote speaker at this year’s AAM Annual Meeting In New Orleans was Jose Antonio Vargas, author of Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, Pulitzer-prize-winning …

Museopunks Episode 38: Decolonization and its Discontents

Category: Collections Stewardship
As decolonization moves more firmly onto the agenda in museums, so too does its critique. In this episode, we speak with Sumaya Kassim, author of the essay ‘The Museum Will Not Be …