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Museum Buzz

Sep 23, 2019

“What we really represent is an awareness raising campaign against lazy language.”

Balancing serious commentary and tongue-and-cheek humor, the season finale of Museum Buzz ends with a conversation about...buzzwords! Together with Jim Fishwick from the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Tilly Boleyn from the...

Sep 10, 2019

“It’s easy to make assumptions, and that’s how we end up with museums that aren’t relevant to their public.”

The future of museums is relevancy and Jim Richardson, founder of the MuseumNext conference and museum news website, identifies the top priority museums should invest in to stay relevant.

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Aug 26, 2019

“People don’t want to feel dumb. They don’t want to feel like they’ve done something wrong.” Myra Weise brings a human-centered approach to creating more hospitable museum spaces. 

This interview is from our first live podcast event at the North Carolina Museum of Art as part of a month-long training for...

Aug 12, 2019

“If your building is totally accessible, or your website is totally accessible, but then, when people come to the space [and] the interactions they’re having with the staff don’t feel welcome, and they’re feeling microaggression’s and they’re feeling bias... then that negates all that work.”

While museums...

Jul 29, 2019

“Diversity does not speak to racism. It does not speak to structural inequality. It does not speak to all of these societal ills that still play out in these codified ways.”

Think you know what diversity means? Think again. Dr. Porchia Moore - Johns Hopkins University professor, co-creator of the Visitors of Color...