High Art Connect Blog. Screen Capture: Nina Pelaez.

The buzz of the AAM Annual Meeting in Atlanta is upon us!  The Incluseum is gearing up by participating in this Friday’s DivCom Google Hangout on Air that will dig into the future of AAM’s Diversity and Inclusion Policy. And what better time to spotlight emerging work happening in Atlanta at the High Museum of Art? […]

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AAM’s Diversity Committee (DivCom) Presents: A Pre-AAM Annual Meeting Dialogue: What’s Next for the AAM Diversity and Inclusion Policy? Friday, April 17 at 2 pm Eastern/11 am Pacific Time – Event page here! DivCom invites you to a Google Hangout on Air where we will generate rich discussion around AAM’s new Diversity and Inclusion Policy prior […]

My Favorite Things Tour, Indigenous Beauty Exhibit.

A few weeks back I had the pleasure to be invited to lead an Incluseum inspired My Favorite Things Tour of Indigenous Beauty, a traveling exhibit of Native American works from the Diker Collection, now on view at the Seattle Art Museum. I wanted to use this post to share the notes I used for […]

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This week, we feature Emily Dawson’s third and final blogpost exploring how exclusion is manifested and perpetuated in museums. After examining how different groups experience barriers to inclusion in her first post and exploring what an equity lens can add to museum practice in her second post, Emily’s third post reminds us that authentic inclusion will require […]

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Most of us are well aware that there are a number of barriers to visiting and feeling welcomed in museums. Many of these barriers, however, might be invisible to us as they are deeply rooted in the Western, Euro-centric values and ways-of-being our museums are founded on. Moreover, as staff and community members, we might […]

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Most of us are well aware that there are a number of barriers to visiting and feeling welcomed in museums. Many of these barriers, however, might be invisible to us as they are deeply rooted in the Western, Euro-centric values and ways-of-being our museums are founded on. Moreover, as staff and community members, we might […]

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Aletheia is representing the Incluseum and leading a My Favorite Things Tour at the Seattle Art Museum next week!  Join her at 6:30pm on Thursday, March 12 for this personal/opinionated exploration of several works on view in SAM’s new exhibit Indigenous Beauty. Tours meet on the 3rd floor near the top of the escalators. The tour is […]

Supporters from across Chicago participate in the Museum's first "Greening the Grounds" in August 2014. Photo Credit: NPHM.

This year I was fortunate to meet Todd Palmer, Associate Director and Curator, and Daniel Ronan, Manager of Public Engagement at the National Public Housing Museum (NPHM) in Chicago.  I had only recently heard about this ongoing Museum project and couldn’t wait to hear more from these great folks about a museum that describes itself like this: The […]

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Last week on our blog we heard from Incluseum blogger nikhil trivedi who wrote about oppression and how work to end oppression is distinctly tied to the goals of museums who wish to serve “everybody.” On The Incluseum blog we often talk about socially inclusive practices that museums can use to combat oppression – reinvest […]

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We just met Monica Montgomery who is involved with many amazing projects in New York, including the Museum of Impact, a people powered, purpose driven, social justice museum (!!!). Today we’re excited to help promote the Museum of Impact’s first event, a dialogue with New York based activists taking place on 2/16. Tune in to hear […]

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