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Food Forward: Eat and drink trends in museums

Category: Financial Sustainability
This article originally appeared in the May/June 2015 edition of the Museum magazine. Museums today are leveraging eating, drinking and tasting in new ways for visitors. Institutions …

Museum Food Services: Serving up our Missions and Eating our Words

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
What do visitors eat, when they come to your museum, and what messages do they take away from the experience? We’ve devoted many posts on this blog, over the past year, to celebrating how …

Seeds Of Change: Museums tap food trends, reap rewards.

Category: Environmental Sustainability
This article originally appeared in the September/October 2011 edition of Museum magazine. Considering all the signs that read “No food or drinks allowed,” most museum visitors …

Too Fast to Go Slow

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is one of three museums enrolled in the third round of Innovation Lab for Museums—a MetLife funded program offered by EmcArts in partnership with CFM. …

Catching up with Jeannette Ickovics: 2011 Feeding the Spirit Keynote Speaker

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Can a museum win the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Challenge? With your help, maybe yes. Read on. Last winter, Jeannette Ickovics from the Yale School of Public Health …

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 …

Shhhhhh… it’s a surpise!

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The National Museum of American History has been exploring the American Experience through the study of American food and foodways for the past 15 years through its Food and Wine History …

A Greener Tomorrow: Museums Take Steps Toward Sustainability

Category: Environmental Sustainability
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2012 edition of the Museum magazine. According to AAM’s Code of Ethics for Museums, the common mission of our institutions is their …

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 …

One From Each Category: Part 1

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Sometimes I find myself fixating on one category of change, usually technology, since it gets so much coverage in the press. Who can resist news about robots and 3-D printing? (Or 3-D …

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 …

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