Pop up Museum "Celebrating the Voyage" at the Santa Cruz Harbor.

A couple years ago, Michelle DelCarlo blogged for the Incluseum about her pop-up museum model. Since then, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) has adopted and adapted this temporary museum model, popping up all around town. We continue to believe this alternative way of being a museum holds great potential in terms […]

Model angiaaq kits. Photo credit: Sven Haakanson.

Last week, we discussed the work that Sven Haakanson has been doing to repatriate knowledge from the museum to the community (read here). At the time, he was on his way to Cape Alitak on Kodiak Island to teach an angiaaq making workshop to a group of young people. This week, we feature a brief […]

Angiaaq kits, sketch, and model

A little over 7 years ago, I moved to Kodiak, Alaska where I began working at the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository. At the time, the museum was in the midst of a collaboration with the Château-Musée de Boulogne-sur-Mer in France for the project Giinaquq: Like a Face. I felt lucky to join the museum at such an […]

Nishali Nanayakkara, Hunting Heron,
Batik-style illustration

In conjunction with our current exhibition, The Power of Labeling, we are pleased to present you with Exhibit Focus Fridays! Every Friday for the next few weeks, we will highlight an aspect of the exhibition, for example, a specific piece, an interview or commentary by an artist or advisory committee member, a reflection regarding our process, and so on. […]

never again

In conjunction with our current exhibition, The Power of Labeling, we are pleased to present you with Exhibit Focus Fridays! Every Friday for the next few weeks, we will highlight an aspect of the exhibition, for example, a specific piece, an interview or commentary by an artist or advisory committee member, a reflection regarding our process, and so on. […]

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This year The Incluseum is giving a presentation at The Inclusive Museum Conference in LA!  Seems fitting, no? In anticipation of our time in LA, we have planned a coinciding Happy Hour Event.  Whether you are an Incluseum reader, supporter or blogger –  in town for the conference or just interested in stopping by to say […]

Jeff Hesley, Occupy the Amendment, 2014, Artistic Data Visualization

In conjunction with our current exhibition, The Power of Labeling, we are pleased to present you with Exhibit Focus Fridays! Every Friday for the next few weeks, we will highlight an aspect of the exhibition, for example, a specific piece, an interview with an artist, a reflection regarding our process, and so on. This week we are featuring the […]

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This month, our regular contributor Porchia Moore highlights two collaborative programs carried out by the Columbia Museum of Art in South Carolina. She proposes that cross-institutional partnerships like the ones described below might hold greater inclusive potential than any single one of these organizations could achieve on its own. Have you ever participated in cross-institutional partnerships? What was […]

Jessica Rubenacker, The Monarch Butterfly, 2005. 30 in x 10 in, mixed media

In conjunction with our current exhibition, The Power of Labeling, we are pleased to present you with Exhibit Focus Fridays! Every Friday for the next few weeks, we will highlight an aspect of the exhibition, for example, a specific piece, an interview with an artist, a reflection regarding our process, and so on. This week, for our […]

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In addition to our exhibition The Power of Labeling, we’ve recently hosted several blog posts that explored language and the power of words and labels. Porchia Moore, for example, discussed how words like “diversity” hold implicit meanings and I (Rose) wrote about how the MAH’s reframing museums jobs through the wording of their job descriptions. This […]

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