I have been trying to write this blog post for about a month now. Every time that I think I have something to share, I delete it. I repeatedly find myself typing a how-to guide about inclusivity. Be nice, be open to change, pay attention to those…Continue
Rebekah Harding is the Education Outreach Manager at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute and previously served in a similar role at the…Continue
Community engagement is a phrase we hear often in this field but how do we define “community engagement”? For me, it has meant trying to engage people in neighboring areas and bring them to the museum; people who may not know about the…Continue
As a museum field, we're not limited to only the sense making of our own disciplines. Each of our own disciplines (art, science, humanities, cultural) are about a way of interpreting the world. Science is no different from any of these…Continue
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