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Why Ageism And Ableism Should Be Front And Center In Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Strategy

In the past year, companies created more roles for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion than ever before. That's good because the root causes of inequities are complicated, and it takes …

World Health Organization ‘Global Report On Ageism’ Outlines Framework For Action

In collaboration with the United Nations, the World Health Organization released its " Global Report on Ageism " and issued a call-to-action for all ages. The 200-page report defines a …

Reopened Art Institute Of Chicago Balances Needs Of Global Audience With Needs Of Local Community

The Art Institute of Chicago faces a question: how does it best balance continuing to highlight its treasure trove of art history's greatest hits from white artists with work from black …

Shuttered By COVID-19, Museums Now Have The Chance To Offset Social Distancing By Reinventing Online Exhibitions

Several days ago, the Philadelphia Orchestra performed Beethoven's 5th and 6th Symphonies to a completely empty concert hall. The musicians were sharply dressed as always, and the music was …

Four Emerging Trends in Learning

Imagine going to school in a museum and studying real artifacts. Imagine a sustained relationship with an advisor who helps you figure out what you're good at and care about, and where you …

Museums Are Entering The World Of Medicine With Prescriptions And Therapy Sessions

Wandering through a museum is one of life's great pleasures and contradictions - at once a private perusal of artistic endeavor and a recognition of community and shared space with other …

10 Career Tips From The First Woman To Lead The Smithsonian Air And Space Museum

Ellen Stofan made a deliberate decision to step back from her management career in aerospace to spend more time with her kids knowing she may have shut the door on those opportunities …

Latest Stories from AAM

The Strong gives children in hospital robotic access to museum

Category: Accessibility
The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, has teamed up with the WeGo Foundation to allow children in hospital robotic access to the museum. The partnership will give children in …

The Mind Behind the Myth: Navigating visitor reactions at Kew Palace

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
During the pandemic, museums supported the mental health of their communities in creative and generous ways. Some created outdoor art installations to boost the spirits of people in nursing …

Looking Ahead: Embracing Sustainability and Resiliency for a Better Tomorrow

Category: Environmental Sustainability
The United Nations (UN) Climate Week provides a platform for organizations which include museums and cultural institutions to come together to discuss how an understanding on environmental …

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