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Museums Can Change the World: Improving the Nation’s Health

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
A projection for the U.S., by 2030: Obesity prevalence will rise to ~50% in men between 45% and 52% in women. There will be: 7.8 million extra cases of diabetes; 6.8 million more cases of …

Striving for Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing

Category: Alliance Blog
In just a few months, a quarter of the twenty-first century will be behind us. Much has changed in museums over that time. Some of that change has been brought on by technology and new ways …

Excellence in Label Writing-Awards

Category: Alliance Blog

Museums with a Future: Prioritizing Climate Resilience to Respond to a Changing World

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This year’s TrendsWatch report spotlights the urgent need for humanity to curb our carbon emissions if we are to stave off the worst extremes of climate change. The term …

Planning for Sustainable Success Fundraising Management in a Changing World

Category: On-Demand Programs: Financial Sustainability
This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Presenters: Donna McGinnis, President & CEO, Naples Botanical Garden and Kate Brueggemann, VP, …

How Can Museums Empower Communities? TACA Perforum

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last month I had the honor of speaking on a panel organized by The Arts Community Alliance (TACA) in Dallas, hosted by the Nasher Sculpture Center. Every year TACA brings together speakers …

Law & Ethics Can We Believe In Change?

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the March/April 2009 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Q: I am executive director of a small history museum. Our board of directors …

Seeing Paris—and the World—through Small Museums

Category: Alliance Blog
A few months ago, a museum exhibition sparked a thought in my mind that I haven’t stopped thinking about ever since. I was walking aimlessly around Paris and had just wandered into Le Musée …

Meet Marabou! The furry, friendly creature reimagining the museum

Category: Alliance Blog
When you visit a museum, do you feel empowered? Do you feel like you have authority and control of your experience? That’s why Marabou is here: to remind us that we all have agency in our …

Changing How They See

Category: Museum Magazine
The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is decolonizing its collection with the help of local…

Pandemic Disruption as an Opportunity for Change: Intuit

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
A year ago, I wrote about how Venice is using their pandemic induced pause to rethink how they can create a better future of sustainable tourism rather than rebounding to the status quo of …

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