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What does it mean to decolonize a museum?

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
By Elisa Shoenberger In the past few years, museums across the US, Europe, and Australia are trying to tackle the challenge of decolonizing their institutions. However, the very meaning of …

Writing Fashion History at the Met, One Dress at a Time

Category: Collections Stewardship
How a behind-the-scenes museum team keeps 33,000 fashion ensembles alive and looking their best. Fashion history won't be written in ink. You can't even use a pen in the library at the Anna …

Seven broad statements that may or may not help your museum do a bit better at social media

Category: Marketing & Public Relations
But it depends on your specific context and struggles A thicc sheep and a chicken in trousers catapulted The Museum of English Rural Life to viral fame on Twitter in 2018. We've gone from …