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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 […]

The Power of Labeling exhibit landing page. To visit the exhibit click the image.

As you might have picked up by now, the Incluseum rethinks how institutional cultural spaces operate. Wanting to expand beyond the blog and experiment with a traditional museum function, we asked: What would a digital exhibition look like and what would its process be if inclusion is THE central and driving value? This question led […]

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The following post is as much candid reflection on the status quo in museums as it is,we feel, a call to action. Hannah Hong Frelot names the inequitable status quo in museums, focusing in on pervasive racial inequity, and presents the ways we may address these inequities directly. A trap for museums is to fall into complacency. […]

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Are you a museum educator working towards greater inclusion in your museum? Kate Zankowicz, Museum Educator at the Royal Ontario Museum and regular Incluseum blogger is looking to form a panel on inclusion in museums for the California Association of Museums and is seeking your participation! Kate: I’m looking for a few collaborators for a […]

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Conferences can be both exciting and overwhelming. The first time I attended AAM, I remember having a hard time meeting people to talk and make connections with about what matters most to me, inclusion in museums. This year, in addition to presentation sessions pertaining broadly to the topic, there are several opportunities you can take […]

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