Category Incluseum Specific

Voices from The Incluseum Forum

The Incluseum’s mission is to advance “new ways of being a museum through dialogue, community building and collaborative practice related to inclusion in museums.” But how have we been doing this over the last 8 years? One key way we have fostered this dialogue is by offering a forum for emerging voices and thought leaders […]

So, where are we with cultivating inclusion in our museums? The quest to bridge theory to practice for moving forward

I realize that this Incluseum blogpost comes at an unprecedented AND uncomfortable moment., The current circumstances with the coronavirus pandemic are particularly challenging for the museum field worldwide. Our museums are ‘paused’ and we find ourselves working from home or temporarily furloughed at best. Or else perhaps, museum leaders have to envision restructuring or, at […]

Survey on Inclusion in Museums

Dear friends, It has been our delight to connect and share with you over the last 8 years. The Incluseum’s goal has been to collectively and collaboratively inquire about inclusion in museums; how it is understood and enacted, along with the opportunities and challenges it presents to contemporary museum practice. The COVID-19 global pandemic has shifted […]

Happy New Year and Looking to 2020

Happy New Year and Decade! As we move into a new year, we wanted to share with you an updated of what last year brought and what’s on our mind for the months ahead.  New Project in 2019: Online Reading Group In 2019, along with our regular publication activities, the Incluseum – with Rose’s project […]

Invitation to Participate in Survey about Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and Work in Museums

If you are or have been a museum worker, please consider taking a short, 10-question survey on sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Results will be used to inform an article we (Aletheia Wittman and nikhil trivedi) are writing now that is inspired by questions that also drove our blog post titled “Gender Equity […]

FWD: Museums Journal | The Latest and Upcoming Issues

Have you had a chance to read Issue 1 or 2 of the Fwd: Museums Journal?  In their own words, here is their mission: Recognizing the need to critically transform museums, Fwd: Museums strives to create a space for challenging, critiquing, and imagining alternative modes of thinking and production within and outside of museums. This journal […]

An Incluseum Take on #AAM2017 in St. Louis

The Incluseum is supporting lots of events at #AAM2017! Aletheia (@AletheiaJane) will also be acting as an AAM Social Media Journalist. You can read more about Social Media Journalists here.  You can engage with their reporting by following each Social Media Journalist on twitter and the hashtag #AAMSMJ! We rounded up listings for many of the events The Incluseum […]

On The Move: Events, Workshops & Consulting

As the Incluseum enters its 5th year (!) we continue to publish new content from some amazing museum folks. Additionally, we are always working on projects in parallel. This year there have been new opportunities to travel to museums, conferences and events where we have been able to share about the Incluseum’s work and values as well as organize […]

Friday Fun: Incluseum Tote Bags

We are excited to share some year-end fun today: Incluseum swag! Incluseum tote bags are now available for sale here. If you get one, post a selfie of you sporting it & tag us!

A Statement, A Commitment

I posted the following to Facebook for The Incluseum on November 9, 2016 at 11:30am (original post here.) It was important that this statement also be permanently available here on the Incluseum blog. – Aletheia This post is to acknowledge the fear, anger, mourning and disillusionment that is reverberating in our nation and, needless to say, […]