New Book from MuseumsEtc - 10 Must Reads: Inclusion - Empowering New Audiences
Today´s most forward-looking museums and galleries are committed to involving once-excluded communities in new, life-changing ways.
Whether your institution is still at the planning stage, or is 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.
10 Must Reads on Inclusion will inspire you to:
* involve a wide range of marginalised or excluded groups
* avoid elitist approaches inherent in traditional collecting, exhibition and research
* implement change-orientated programming
* use digital technologies which are inclusive, adaptable and accessible
* measure change to create a strong evidence base for future work
* make your museum a transformative space for social action
* generate new forms of knowledge in collaboration with new stakeholders
* explore how far museums can go to achieve positive social outcomes
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This publication is 360-page collection, with over 35 colour illustrations.
Learn About the Past, Act in the Present, Change the Future
Katy Archer, Director, People´s History Museum, Manchester University
University Museums in the Digital Age
Peter F Biehl (Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology) & Laura Harrison (Editor in Chief CHRONIKA) State University of New York at Buffalo
Artist Encounters: Artist-Led Interpretive Programs and Inclusive Practices
Michelle Dezember, Deputy Director for Programming and Special Projects, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar
Inclusive Arts Practice: Using Collections to Maximise Inclusivity
Alice Fox, Course Leader, MA Inclusive Arts Practice, University of Brighton
The Ignorant Museum: Transforming The Elitist Museum into an Inclusive Learning Place
Yuha Jung, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, University of Georgia
Sitting on the Fence: What´s the Point?
Adrian Kerr: Manager, Museum of Free Derry
Are We There Yet?
Magdalena Mieri, Director of the Program in Latino History and Culture, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Building Audience: Juvenile Delinquents at the Clark
Ronna Tulgan Ostheimer, Director of Adult, School and Community Programs,
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
Diversity, Democracy and the Modern Museum: Conflicted Goals in the 21st Century?
Hamish Robertson, Director of Strategy and Development, Specialist Ageing and Medicine Centre, Randwick, Australia
Apne Itihias Te Mann Hai: Proud Of Our History
Alison Taylor (Learning and Inclusion Manager) & Stacey Bains (Inclusion Officer), Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
Table Top Physics: Old Science, New Audience
Jane Wess, University of Edinburgh/Royal Geographical Society and previously Senior Curator (Science), Science Museum, London