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Unschooling—a Fringe Future of Education

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Earlier this month I blogged about the future of education—a theme CFM will be exploring for some time. As part of this exploration, I will share scanning hits—news, hints, pictures and …

Gearing up to Explore the Museum of Tomorrow

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
We are in full annual meeting prep mode here at AAM, getting ready to offer you a great experience in Houston. Since this year the whole meeting pretty much revolves around the future, CFM …

Futurist Friday: Internet Fail

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Futurist Friday is a series of occasional posts featuring recommending reading, viewing or listening resources to expand your thinking and fuel your  forecasting. When I teach …

Throwback Thursday: Revisiting the future workforce

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This week’s Dispatches from the Future of Museums  features a story about a report from the Labor Department that shows the rate of volunteerism in the U.S,. is the lowest it has …

4 reasons you should vote for “Partnering with museums for hands-on learning year-round” for SXSW today!

Category: Alliance Blog
Dearest colleagues, thank you for taking the time out to read this blog. I need your help. Please vote to allow me to attend and present at SXSWEdu (South by Southwest Education). My …

Questioning Assumptions: The Ideal Employee:Volunteer Ratio

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Today’s thought experiment: what if, in the future, museums asked not “how many volunteers do we need” but rather “how can we structure our operations to engage as many volunteers as …

Museopunks Episode 36: Queering Your Museum

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
The end of Pride Month does not mean that we should stop talking or thinking about LGBTQIA+ inclusion and queer curating practices in museums. This month, we’re joined by Craig Middleton …

Telling Trans Stories Through Collections and Exhibitions

Category: On-Demand Programs
View this recorded webinar organized by the co-chairs of the AAM LGBTQ+ Alliance’s Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, panelists Margaret Middleton and Eric Feingold share their …

Access Journey: From One-Off Events to Creating a Culture of Accessibility

Category: On-Demand Programs
How do we ensure that our accessibility efforts are all-encompassing and more than a one-off event? Creating an institutionalized culture of accessibility might feel like an overwhelming …

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