The Incluseum was honored to be invited to last week’s “Diversity and Inclusion in the 21st Century: Reimagining The Future of Museums” Invitational Workshop, which I (Aletheia) attended. The workshop was hosted in Washington, D.C. by the National Museum of African Art and Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and made possible by a grant from the […]

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Did you know that MuseumNext hosted its first conference in the U.S. last month? Since neither Aletheia nor I were able to attend, I asked Alyssa Greenberg from #MuseumWorkersSpeak to share her thoughts and impressions with me. They became formalized in the following blogpost. If you want to continue this conversation, please join today’s #MuseumWorkersSpeak […]


Sarah Olivo recently completed her Masters research at the UW School of Museology and you can now read a blog post inspired by Sarah’s findings, “Rocking the Boat: Exhibition Methods of Storytelling the Experience of Gender and Sexuality in Museums” over on the wonderful Queering the Museum (QTM) blog. We recommend checking out Sarah’s piece for […]

Photo Credit: Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal

On Friday September 18th, I (Rose) had a chance to visit with Traci Quinn, Curator of Education at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Art Museum and see the exhibition Necessary Force: Art in the Police State that opened a week prior. The exhibition was co-curated by Kymberly Pinder (dean of the UNM College of […]


Hello everyone, we are back after a short summer break and we hope you are all doing well and are thriving! We’re kicking it off this fall with a blogpost post on community building co-authored by one of our friends and regular contributors, nikhil trivedi, Aletheia, and myself. Community building is foundational to creating lasting […]


This week the digital edition of AAM’s latest issue of Museum Magazine was published online.  A letter to the editor from the Incluseum was included on page 6. Because not all our readers may receive the print copy or be able to access the digital copy, which requires AAM membership, we wanted to share our […]


While we wrote our post, Michelle Obama, Activism and Museum Employment Part II, we were also developing a tool we imagined could facilitate self-reflection and group conversations on the topic of activism. The direction that the post went in its discussion of activism, as well as the follow up exchange on twitter around diverging perspectives […]


Over the last few years, some of our blogposts have focused on the topic of intercultural dialogue, or how museums are devising and adopting strategies to facilitate exchange/dialogue between people of different cultural backgrounds. Simona Bodo introduced us to the theoretical underpinnings and practical application of intercultural dialogue in Europe and Patricia Lannes shared the project […]


In this post, Aletheia, Porchia, and Rose want to respond to Elizabeth Merritt’s March 26th, 2015 blogpost entitled On Morning Coffee and Activism that appeared on the Center for the Future of Museum Blog. Here, we want to challenge the idea that race/racism is one issue among many museums get to pick from and address. We […]


Today, we have the pleasure to share our friend Margaret Middleton‘s current project, the Trans Family Photo Gallery project, a traveling art exhibit for children featuring photos of a family with a transgender grandparent. This project, a collaboration with photograph Matthew Clowney, will open in July. There are several ways you can help with this exhibit, including […]


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