We’re arriving at the end of the Toolkit…this is the chapter before last. Happy reading! ** Collections: How We Hold the Stuff We Hold in Trust Authors: Joy Bivens, Ben Garcia, Porchia Moore, nikhil trivedi, Aletheia Wittman The authors challenge traditional thinking about museum collecting practices, calling the field to shift from a focus on […]

…And here’s chapter 6! Thank you for you patience with this being a few days late. Happy Reading! *** Sharing Authority: Creating Content and Experiences Written by C. Lashaw, E. Orantes This chapter discusses issues and strategies useful in museum efforts to remain relevant while responding to societal and demographic shifts. The chapter discusses the […]

Wow, we’re halfway through the Toolkit! Thank you to all of you who’ve been on this journey with us. As we releaser chapter 5 today, we would like to invite you to share feedback with us about the reading group…what else or what more can we do to best facilitate your participation and engagement? What […]

#MassActionReadingGroup: Chapter 3

This week, we release chapter 4 and worksheet 4 of the Mass Action Toolkit. Many of the ideas developed in this chapter build on what we read in chapter 3. Happy reading, and as always, you are invited to share thoughts/comments/ideas below. Chapter 4 tweetchat will take place June 10. *** Inclusive Leadership: Avoiding a […]

We had another lively Tweetchat last Monday that centered on chapter 2 and worksheet 2 of the Mass Action Toolkit. Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell (@KayleighBinDC), Janeen Bryant (@1Facilitateher), and Rose Paquet Kinsley (@incluseum) were the co-hosts. The chat is archived into 5 different Twitter Moments, one Moment = one question and its accompanying dialogue. What thoughts do […]

Thanks to everyone who joined in on the Tweetchat yesterday. We had a rich conversation centered on chapter 2 that will be available on the blog next Monday. On to chapter 3! Be aware that this chapter is significantly longer than the previous two, it’s actually the longest one of the Toolkit…40 pages…so plan accordingly. […]

On Monday 04/29 we had our first #MassActionReadingGroup Tweetchat that focused on chapter 1 and worksheet 1 of the Mass Action Toolkit. We had about 30 active participants and had a lively discussion! Rose from The Incluseum was the host and asked the following 5 questions: This chapter touches on the lineage of the Modern Museum. […]

Thanks to all those who participated in today’s Tweetchat of chapter 1! I’m working on archiving the conversation and will share on the blog within the week. Here we go with chapter 2. We hope you have an enjoyable read and that you will join us for the 05/13 Tweetchat. As always, please feel free […]

Dear friends, how exciting to see that close to 200 people from around the world have signed up to participate in the #MassActionReadingGroup initiative! This week, we launch the project by releasing chapter 1 and worksheet 1 of the MASS Action Toolkit. Below is a chapter summary to orient you to this week’s content. We will […]