Forward-looking museums are committed to involving once-excluded communities in life-changing ways. Whether your institution is still at the planning stage, or already taking action, you’ll find this book an inspiring, practical guide to new models of inclusion within museums and galleries of all sizes, types and budgets. If you read nothing else on inclusion, read these 10 essays!
We’ve reviewed literally hundreds of MuseumsEtc chapters and selected the most important ones to help you enhance your - and your organisation’s - thinking and action on inclusion. Our 10 Must Reads: Inclusion - Empowering New Audiences will inspire you to:
This 376-page publication, features 48 colour illustrations, and includes the following chapters:
Learn About the Past, Act in the Present, Change the Future
Katy Archer, People’s History Museum, Manchester
Museums in the Digital Age
Peter F Biehl & Laura Harrison, State University of New York at Buffalo
Artist Encounters: Artist-Led Interpretive Programs and Inclusive Practices
Michelle Dezember, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar
Inclusive Arts Practice: Using Collections to Maximise Inclusivity
Alice Fox, University of Brighton
The Ignorant Museum: Transforming The Elitist Museum into an Inclusive Learning Place
Yuha Jung, University of Georgia
Sitting on the Fence: What’s the Point?
Adrian Kerr: Museum of Free Derry
Are We There Yet?
Magdalena Mieri, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Building Audience: Juvenile Delinquents at the Clark
Ronna Tulgan Ostheimer, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Diversity, Democracy and the Modern Museum: Conflicted Goals in the 21st Century?
Hamish Robertson, Specialist Ageing and Medicine Centre, Randwick, Australia
Apne Itihias Te Maan Hai: Proud Of Our History
Alison Taylor & Stacey Bains, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
Table Top Physics: Old Science, New Audience
Jane Wess, University of Edinburgh/Royal Geographical Society and previously Science Museum, London.
Title: 10 Must Reads: Inclusion - Empowering New Audiences
Colour illustrations: 48
Size: 203 x 127 mm
Editions: £39.95 [paperback] | £29.95 [eBook]
ISBN 978-1-910144-04-6 [paperback]
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