Upcoming Events

Immersion in Museums: AR, VR or Just Plain R?

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A working meeting organized by the American Alliance of Museums, funded by Knight Foundation, and hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts this September in Detroit, Michigan. Register now! …

September EDCOMversation

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As museum professionals, we recognize the power of narrative and context. EdComversations is a place we can share stories- our greatest successes, our most embarrassing flops, those moments …

October EDCOMversation

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As museum professionals, we recognize the power of narrative and context. EdComversations is a place we can share stories- our greatest successes, our most embarrassing flops, those moments …

MuseumNext NYC

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New York, NY
MuseumNext will be returning to New York City in November for a two-day conference focused on ‘Designing the Future of Museums’. MuseumNext features speakers from Australia, New Zealand, …

November EDCOMversation

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As museum professionals, we recognize the power of narrative and context. EdComversations is a place we can share stories- our greatest successes, our most embarrassing flops, those moments …

Latest Stories from AAM

Exploring a Fragmented Future

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The second installment of TrendsWatch 2018’s scenarios of 2040 is now up on the web for discussion and comment! Fragmentation is woven from some of the anxieties shared by museum people …

Fragmentation: Underground activists fight for equity, privacy, and economic reform

Category: Future Forecasting
Introduction to This Scenario “Fragmentation” weaves together some of the anxieties shared by museum people when we asked, “What are your fears about the future?” While we hope that these …

Tweeting about a Bright Future

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Next week my colleagues and I at the Alliance will publish the second scenario in the set of future fictions that make up TrendsWatch 2018: The Planning Edition. This next installment, …

El museo, actor sociopolítico / The Museum as socio-political actor

Category: Global Thinking
Watch a video from the Reimagining the Museum conference held in Medellin, Colombia, November 1-3, 2017 with Marcelo Araujo, David Anderson, Robert Stein, and Améric…

A Call to Action: We Are Still In for Cultural Institutions