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Norman Burns

President and CEO Conner Prairie

Recent Posts by Norman Burns

Curiosity About History is Growing Across Generations, a New Survey Finds

Category: Surveys & Reports
Conner Prairie, an AAM-accredited and Smithsonian Affiliate living history museum in Fishers, Indiana, is a unique historic place that inspires curiosity and fosters learning by providing …

Inclusion at the Heart of Well-Being

Category: Building Audiences
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Conner Prairie’s focus on inclusion has led to community partnerships …

The Memory Café: Creating a museum program for people with dementia

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
At Conner Prairie—a Smithsonian Affiliate living history museum in Fishers, Indiana—we recently debuted a program for people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. In partnership with the Central …

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