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Grooving With the Mardi Gras Indians

The Louisiana State Museum hosted an online, six-week creative aging workshop for older audiences in conjunction with Mystery in Motion: African American Masking and Spirituality in …

COVID-19 and the Future of Aging: Technology for Connecting

This interview with MIT Age Lab's Joseph F. Coughlin explores the development of technologies that enable older adults to connect with their communities and live independ…

Lessons on Resilience From LGBTQ Elders

Researchers studying LGBTQ elders find that the unfortunate experience of resisting homophobia and/or transphobia provides the emotional and psychological tools needed to resist a…

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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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