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Once the ‘World’s Only Klan Museum,’ it is becoming a center for history and healing

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

The Echo Project is dedicated to creating a community center and racial reconciliation museum in an historic segregated movie theater that was, for a time, the site of the “World’s Only …

Cash-Strapped Museums Looking for New Audiences Are Increasingly Doing Exhibits-for-Hire

Category: Financial Sustainability

A growing trend in the museum sector might scandalize traditionalists but is quickly being embraced by cash-strapped institutions: sponsored content. On either side of the Atlantic, …

Museum specimens could help fight the next pandemic – why preserving collections is crucial to future scientific discoveries

Category: COVID-19

This paper outlines how existing loopholes in U.S. federal data policies, backward data priorities by scientific journals and a culture of data ownership have made it too easy for …

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