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Originally posted on Cabinet of Curiosities:
“Black Lives Matter Black Friday”, Photo by The All-Nite Images. Flickr.com. Since posting the Joint Statement from Museum Bloggers & Colleagues on Ferguson & Related Events, so many threads of amazing conversations have occurred. For me, the discussions have been thought-provoking, challenging, and restorative. So let’s keep it going,…

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Joint Statement From Museum Bloggers & Colleagues on Ferguson & Related Events

The recent series of events, from Ferguson to Cleveland and New York, have created a watershed moment. Things must change. New laws and policies will help, but any movement toward greater cultural and racial understanding and communication must be supported by our country’s cultural and educational infrastructure. Museums are a part of this educational and … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Lori Byrd Phillips
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Lori Byrd Phillips

Lori Byrd Phillips is the Digital Marketing Content Coordinator and the former Wikipedian in Residence at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Lori is a leader within the GLAM-Wiki initiative, an international group of volunteer Wikipedians who help cultural institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) broadly share resources through collaborative projects with Wikipedia. Her research centers … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? June 15 – 21

An Ingenious Museum Design That Turns Visitors Into Creators In theater, the “fourth wall” is the invisible barricade at the front of the stage, through which the audience observes the action while the players act as though the audience isn’t there. If such a thing exists in museums—and it does, in the form of glass … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? May 25 – 31

6 Rare Andy Warhol Prints Donated to ASU Art Museum Andy Warhol’s iconic works have taught generations about expression, experimentation and the role of commercialization in popular culture. Now, six of his works will illuminate generations to come at the ASU Art Museum. The free installation is on display now through the end of September … Continue reading

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