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Reckoning with a Reckoning: How Cultural Institutions Can Advance Equity

As museums are increasingly outed by the communities they aim to serve about what art is presented, by whom and for what audiences, the onus for challenging the inherent structural …

Nonprofits Find New Ways to Engage Senior Volunteers Virtually

When COVID-19 first hit, nonprofits sought to shift volunteer duties to younger people who were less at risk. Now they are finding new, safe ways to reengage se…

Open-Air Exhibit Features Hopeful Stories for Trying Times

An oral history project conducted in early April at the height of the pandemic in New York City reminds visitors of both the tragedy and heroism of a moment in…

A Museum’s Transformation: Cleveland Museum of Art Goes Deep for Inclusion

August 29, 2018; Next City Issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion are not new to the art museum world. NPQ has reported extensively on the underrepresentation of people of color and the …

Museums and their Observers Debate the Field’s Deaccessioning Ethics

August 1, 2018; Hyperallergic "Deaccessioning-the permanent removal of objects and/or art from a museum's collection-has been at the forefront of many discussions of museums of late," notes …

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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 …

Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

Category: Education & Interpretation

The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library has announced a $140m expansion of its building on Central Park West. This will add more than 70,000 square feet of space to the …

Getty launches YouTube series for ‘art curious’ audiences

Category: Surveys & Reports

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

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