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Anne Bergeron was recently named the interim deputy director of the Institute and Museum of California Art at University of California, Irvine. She joins inaugural museum director Kim Kanatani in guiding the development of a new art museum and research institute for the benefit of the campus and regional community. The museum […]
During Spring 2020, Susie Wilkening ran qualitative panels to assess audience attitudes towards museums during the pandemic. Research included virtual content, feeling safe at a reopened museum, and financial challenges. PDFs of the Data Story Infographics are available here.
Laura Roberts and David Ellis worked with three colleagues and the New England Museum Association to pilot an approach to assessing museum impact using structured articulation of institutional purposes, intended impacts, indicators and metrics. The report is available on the NEMA website.
Salvador Acevedo has started Design With, a new initiative aimed at finding novel solutions to diversity, inclusion, and equity in arts organizations. Acevedo brings over 10 years of experience working with museums and arts organizations to attract a more diverse audience and become more culturally inclusive and welcoming. Design […]
Susie Wilkening has published her first long-form Data Story Infographic entitled Curiosity, Empathy, and Social Justice.
Download a free PDF here.
Since having the opportunity to meet the Dalai Lama last year, Andrea Jones has been excited to use what she learned and to work with more and more museums to integrate Social Emotional Learning into programs, exhibitions, and staff culture. Social Emotional Learning is a term used most often in […]
Paul Orselli recently completed Fulbright Specialist work in Bulgaria in partnership with the children’s science museum, Muzeiko. Paul conducted two weeks of workshops focused on exhibit development and prototyping for museum professionals in and around Sofia.
In mid-October, Amparo Leyman Pino will be one of the keynote speakers of Tanween at the King Abdul Aziz Centre for World Culture (Ithra), in Saudi Arabia. Tanween is Ithra’s annual Creativity Season. It is an event filled with inspirational talks, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, installations and activities for all ages, covering science, art and innovation.
Truth Must Come First
Nearly two months after my trip to Montgomery, I still find myself thinking about the experiences I had there many times every day. The mental images and emotions are just as vivid as if it were yesterday. But with time I’ve gained enough distance to analyze the elements that made such an […]
Inspired by Charmaine Jefferson, who led us in planning, TMG members spent three days in Montgomery to learn from-and reflect on-three important sites: the Civil Rights Memorial Center, the Legacy Museum, and National Memorial for Peace & Justice.
Weeks later, we still think about the […]
GO TO MONTGOMERY.
Now. This year.
Don’t put it off. Don’t put it on a list.
Make your plans. Find a way.
Sixteen members of The Museum Group chose to go to Montgomery for our winter meeting, so we could experience the new Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace & Justice together.
Visiting and thinking deeply about museums is […]
David Ellis has been named Interim Executive Director of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA, upon the retirement of their Director, Van Shields, and as the museum undertakes a national search for a successor. About his new assignment, David says:
I look forward to working with the Berkshire Museum at a difficult time and […]
Museums & Public Opinion 2017 examines the responses of more than 2,000 Americans to the following four questions:
In February, Elaine Heumann Gurian will sit on the Jury Colloquium to judge the winners of the Design Competition for the National Memorial for the Heavenly Hundred Heroes and Revolution of Dignity Museum in Kyiv, Ukraine. She received a Fulbright to work with this museum, which will display documentation of the revolution, […]
David Ellis and Laura Roberts, along with colleagues John Jacobsen and George Hein, are the project team for Assessing Museum Impact (AMI), a year-long initiative with the New England Museum Association. They are working with eight museums in eastern New England to sharpen their thinking about goals and intended impacts, identify metrics that might demonstrate […]
After an extensive national search, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) announced the selection of Beth Tuttle as its next President and CEO. Tuttle, who officially joined the AHS on October 30, brings to the role more than 25 years of experience as a nonprofit leader, organizational consultant, and brand strategist.
“Beth has exceptional leadership experience from […]
The Internal Revenue Service has made it official. After 20 years serving the field as a nonprofit organization, The Museum Group applied for and received 501(c/)(3) status as a tax-exempt organization.
The formal recognition of TMG as tax-exempt reflects TMG’s ongoing role as a collective resource for the advancement of the museum field and its commitment […]
At the beginning of November, Paul Orselli will be presenting a series of exhibition design and development workshops for ICOM China in Beijing entitled “Designing Engaging Museum Exhibitions.”