Category Institutions by Type

Diversity and Inclusion in the 21st Century Workshop Reflection

The Incluseum was honored to be invited to last week’s “Diversity and Inclusion in the 21st Century: Reimagining The Future of Museums” Invitational Workshop, which I (Aletheia) attended. The workshop was hosted in Washington, D.C. by the National Museum of African Art and Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and made possible by a grant from the […]

Necessary Force: Art in the Police State at the University of New Mexico Art Museum

On Friday September 18th, I (Rose) had a chance to visit with Traci Quinn, Curator of Education at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Art Museum and see the exhibition Necessary Force: Art in the Police State that opened a week prior. The exhibition was co-curated by Kymberly Pinder (dean of the UNM College of […]

Announcing the Department of Inclusion and Community Engagement at the Minnesota Historical Society: Part II

This is Chris Taylor’s second post to the Incluseum about his work creating the Department of Inclusion and Community Engagement at the Minnesota Historical Society. You can read Part I here. You can also access DICE’s Mission, Vision, and Values document here for more detail. What do you think? Do you have something similar at […]

Announcing the Department of Inclusion and Community Engagement at the Minnesota Historical Society: Part I

Over the last several months, we have been in touch with Chris Taylor of the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) and are excited to share with all of you the tremendous work that has gone into the creation of the Department of Inclusion and Community Engagement (DICE) at MNHS! This is the first department of its kind […]

High Art Connect: Blogging for Social Engagement at the High Museum of Art

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? […]

Discovering Our Inclusion Model: The National Public Housing Museum

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 […]

Introducing Museum of Impact

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 […]

Responding to the Events in Ferguson and Beyond: The Northwest African American Museum’s Example

In the weeks that have followed the grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown, museums and museum professionals across the country have been wondering how to respond. A twitter hashtag, #MuseumsRespondToFerguson, was launched the day after the verdict announcement to promote and […]

Incluseum Design Session with Museum of Northwest Art

In mid-October the Incluseum was honored with the request to facilitate an Incluseum Design Session during the first part of the Museum of Northwest Art’s (MONA) annual staff retreat.  We leaped at this opportunity! As a project that advocates for social inclusion in museums, supporting museums and their staff with resources as they openly dive […]

Kerry James Marshall’s Commentary on Museums

This video isn’t new, but is worth re-visiting: You can hear more from Kerry James Marshall here.