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Education and Interpretation

Standards The Alliance shares standards on Education and Interpretation. Audience Research and Evaluation This section provides resources on understanding visitors and the different types …

Futurist Friday: Exploring the Future of Education

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’ve been blogging a lot about the future of education, and the coming of a new educational era. If we are on the cusp of transformational change, it’s very important for museum futurists …

Toxic Philanthropy

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
We live in a time in which the public is hyper sensitive to the ethics of where money comes from, and where it goes. As I observed in TrendsWatch 2015, nonprofits don’t get a free pass in …

Education & Interpretation Resources

Standards The Alliance shares standards on Education and Interpretation. Audience Research and Evaluation This section provides resources for understanding visitors and the different types …

Effective Exhibitions Should Provoke!

Category: Exhibition Journal
Effective exhibitions disrupt the notion that history remains locked in the past. Done right, an exhibition can make history a practical tool for justice by recovering silenced narratives …

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 …

Bookstore

From titles covering DEAI and governance to exhibitions and digital, the Alliance partners with Rowman & Littlefield (R&L) to publish the best and most comprehensive literature for …

AI Adolescence

Category: Museum Magazine
Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. —Stephen Hawking This article …

The Top Ten Alliance Blog Posts of 2019

Category: Alliance Blog
It was a whirlwind year of museums making themselves over for our changing world. Evolving ethics, social and technological transformation, and the looming presence of the bottom line are …

Ceding Authority and Seeding Trust

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Through a decolonizing collections practice, the San Diego Museum of Man is …

Museum Magazine Editorial Calendar

Click here to submit an article pitch for an upcoming issue. 2024 January/February TrendsWatch  Culture Wars 2.0 AI Adolescence Towards Net Zero March/April Volunteers/Volunteerism …

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