Tag Archives: Exhibits

Interpreting Slavery in Historic Cities

A couple weeks ago, I (Rose) had the pleasure to attend a panel discussion on Interpreting Slavery in a Historic City moderated by Porchia Moore. This event was held at the Jepson Center in Savannah, GA and brought together four panelists from different local institutions (see flyer below) (note: the flyer lists five names; George […]

Think/Feel: Towards More Meaningful Encounters with Identity-Based Art

By Ariana Lee *** “[A] landscape can be a place, if explored, or remain a landscape, if simply observed.” – Lucy Lippard, Lure of the Local, 1997   In 1948, my father and mother’s parents immigrated from China and Iran respectively. Although both families had planned to return, they ultimately decided to stay in the […]

Mashing the Fruit: Fallen Fruit’s Paradise and opportunities for more inclusive museum curation and art

We are pleased to welcome Daniel Ronan a returning guest contributor back to the Incluseum blog! When Daniel proposed this exhibit review based on his experience of and research into the Fallen Fruit exhibit at the Portland Art Museum, we were happy that The Incluseum could be a platform to share a new case study about museum exhibit […]

Queering the Museum Piece On “Storytelling the Experiences of Gender and Sexuality in Museums”

Sarah Olivo recently completed her Masters research at the UW School of Museology and you can now read a blog post inspired by Sarah’s findings, “Rocking the Boat: Exhibition Methods of Storytelling the Experience of Gender and Sexuality in Museums” over on the wonderful Queering the Museum (QTM) blog. We recommend checking out Sarah’s piece for […]

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 […]

Trans Family Photo Gallery Project

Today, we have the pleasure to share our friend Margaret Middleton‘s current project, the Trans Family Photo Gallery project, a traveling art exhibit for children featuring photos of a family with a transgender grandparent. This project, a collaboration with photograph Matthew Clowney, will open in July. There are several ways you can help with this exhibit, including […]

Incluseum Tour Notes on the 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 […]

March 12 My Favorite Things Tour at SAM

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 […]

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 […]

Pop-Up Museums in Santa Cruz

A couple years ago, Michelle DelCarlo blogged for the Incluseum about her pop-up museum model. Since then, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) has adopted and adapted this temporary museum model, popping up all around town. We continue to believe this alternative way of being a museum holds great potential in terms […]