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Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition

The annual Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition is sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums’ Curators Committee (CurCom) in cooperation with EdCom and NAME and in …

Beyond the Label: Strategies for effective interactive media

Category: Technology
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2015 edition of Museum magazine. Creating digital interactive experiences in museums can be costly and time-consuming. Given the …

What If Educators Ran a Museum?

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’ve been intrigued by the El Segundo Museum of Art since I first read about it in the Los Angeles Times when the museum opened in 2013. That article emphasized ESMoA’s focus on arts …

The Connected Museum of 2040

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I hope you’ve had a chance to read your print copy of Museum 2040, or to download a digital copy. If you’re a little confused about why the magazine is set in the future, read my …

Meet the Jurors for the 2018 Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition!

Category: Alliance Blog
The 2018 Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition is open for submissions! Consider sending in some of your organization’s best recent labels for the chance to be featured in the …

Museum Design 2034: Respite and Retreat

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This is the third installment of a series of “stories from the future” illustrating how museum practitioners can use trends data as a jumping off point for exploring potential futures. …

The Post-educational Museum

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The recent kerfluffle about whether museums should be included in the federal stimulus bill was a depressing reminder of the narrow stereotypes into which museums force themselves in order …

Meet Marabou! The furry, friendly creature reimagining the museum

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
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 …

The Next Frontier of Museum Ethics

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Here at CFM, we’re wrapping up Round Three of Forecasting the Future of Museum Ethics. The survey closes Dec. 9 (there’s a link below if you still haven’t participated) and I can hardly …

Digesting the Future of Museum Ethics

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’m suffering from a bad case of “be careful what you wish for.” The Forecasting the Future of Museum Ethics project that CFM has been running with the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton …

Forecasting the Future of Accessibility in Museums

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I am getting ready for a presentation at the Leadership and Excellence in Accessible Design (LEAD) conference to be held at the Kennedy Center later this month. The presentation will ask …

SWF ISO Museum Position

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This week’s guest post is an interview with future museum professional Paige LaCour, student in museum management at Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies and volunteer at …

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