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Museum Magazine Editorial Calendar

Each issue of Museum includes four feature articles and one point of view article. Submit an article pitch for an upcoming issue. 2024 January/February TrendsWatch  Culture Wars 2.0 AI …

Sold out of science: embracing private collectors in natural history museums.

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Is there such a thing as déjà prevu—the feeling of seeing something that you intended to write, but haven’t, yet? This feeling swept over me recently when I read a piece by Mark Carnall, …

Practicing What We Preach

Category: Museum Magazine
Museum studies graduate students co-curate a feminist art exhibition to test assumptions on ideal approaches to inclusion. This article originally appeared in the March/April 2020 issue …

MUSE Award Categories

The onsite digital experience category has been paused for 2020 to recognize the closure and restrictions placed on museums by COVID-19. Any projects wanting to submit in this category from …

Chatting About Museums with ChatGPT

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Two months ago, the research and development lab OpenAI released ChatGPT, an interactive “chatbot” powered by artificial intelligence. Chatbots aren’t new (I’ve been writing about …

Holidays with Class(es): St. Entropy Gets Schooled

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This is #25 in a series that, I’m happy to say, looks like it won’t end anytime soon. Enjoy a holiday break, and I look forward blogging with and for you in the new year.‘Twas …

Unlawful Appropriation of Objects During the Nazi Era

This area of collections stewardship is of such sensitivity and high importance that it has separate standards and best-practice statements regarding a museum’s obligations. These …

Museopunks Episode 40: A very human exhibition

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
Being Human, the new permanent gallery at Wellcome Collection explores what it means to be human in the 21st century. In creating the exhibition, the Wellcome Collection worked with two …

Now What?: Project Ideas for Museum Staff Working Remotely

Category: Alliance Blog
By now, most of us are well into our stints of working from home. But weeks or months in, you might be finding it hard to think of new tasks you can do without access to your physical site. …

Talking About Museums and Internships

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Hi, Nicole here! Throughout the course of my work on museums and labor at CFM this past year, I have had the pleasure of talking with—and learning from—colleagues across the US in various …

When Robots Learn to be Creative, What Happens to Informal Learning

Category: On-Demand Programs: Future of Museums
The proliferation of AI, particularly Large-Language Models, has rapidly emerged as a transformative force in formal education. This presentation explores the factors driving the increasing …

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