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Our Museum Is Considered a Leader in Equity and Inclusion. Here’s What We’ve Done—and Why We Have a Long, Long Way to Go

The Oakland Museum of California was born in the shadow of racial division and protest. We opened our doors in 1969 amid the demonstrations to free Huey Newton, founder of the Black …

‘We’re Holding Down the Fort’: How Guards, Groundskeepers, and Collections Managers Across the US Are Doing Their Jobs in Shuttered Museums

By Redeploying Her Staff in Some Ingenious New Ways, the Director of Texas’s Blanton Museum Has Managed to Avoid Job Cuts Entirely

People Need Art in Times of Crisis. That’s Why Museums Should Be Among the First Institutions to Reopen for Business—Here’s How

‘Nothing Prepares You for This’: Top UK Museum Directors Reveal What It Takes to Put an Art Institution on Lockdown

Conservators at the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Are Donating Their Face Masks and Gloves to Front-Line Medical Workers

Hong Kong Quickly Shutters Its Museums and Public Spaces to Stop the Spread of the Deadly Coronavirus

Artificial Intelligence Is Revealing Secrets About How the Ghent Altarpiece Was Made—and Damaged

To Boost Audience Engagement, the Delaware Museum of Art Tries Something Radically Simple: Post-Its

The Cleveland Museum Studied How to Best Engage Visitors in the Age of Netflix. Here’s What They Found

As Museums Fall in Love With ‘Experiences,’ Their Core Missions Face Redefinition

Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class

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Navigating a Job Search in the COVID-19 Market

Category: Career Management
The museum field, and cultural institutions in general, have undoubtedly been hit hard by COVID-19. As a result, many museum professionals are finding themselves job searching and …

Come to Vote, Stay for the Art

Category: Advocacy

In California, the Institute of Contemporary Art San José will open for voting, with a mural by Amir H. Fallah on display. While many California museums are still shuttered because of …

Eye of the Storm: How Do Museums Prepare for Hurricanes during a Pandemic?

Category: Risk Management
It’s a Thursday afternoon in July and the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) is almost empty. Director Marta Mabel Pérez is in her office, leading a virtual hub of staff and other …

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