Tag: museum

The Nation We Make Together (Part I)

It has taken me two years to write this post. It is the reason this blog was created, but it wasn’t until recently that I found the words and the courage to write it, unapologetically. We’ve had a lot to contemplate, here at the blog, and we’re excited to finally share the conversations we’ve been […]

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Future of Museums I

The recent election. A new year. A blog two years in the making. These are all the things that have us thinking about where to go next. We chose to write “Future of Museums” as a two-part post, to give¬†insight from our individual perspectives as they are shaped by academia and museums, and so I […]

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The Language of Diversity and Inclusion (Part 1)

Amanda and I were fortunate to have the opportunity to speak at the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) conference in Cleveland this month. We were invited as part of a young thought leaders session on diversity and inclusion. Our presentations were a moment to think through the language of diversity, and how we foresee […]

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Women in the Archives Resource List

Women, Archives & Self-Preservation Please see the list below of women, primarily women of color, in the archives. We see this list as inclusive of diverse voices and critical perspectives to center marginalized voices. These are narratives not often included or highlighted in the history texts, and therefore are not part of the historical canon. […]

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The Artist or the Developer, Which Came First?

Cities change and art changes with them. I had actually meant to write this post some time ago. I had returned from a trip in Philadelphia in which I took a mural tour with the Mural Arts program for their “A Love Letter for You” train tour, a series of murals done by renown artist […]

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The Empty Seat Beside You

It is of no surprise¬†that inclusion and diversity are hot topics, or that my inbox has been flooded with CFPs for conferences on the subject of revolution, protest, and social justice. #BlackLivesMatter has shaken up the Twitterverse and caused various institutions and disciplines to reevaluate modes of access to the field and the viability of […]

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FRESH TALK at the National Museum for Women in the Arts

Can there be gender parity in the art world?

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MuseumNext Indianapolis 2015

The 2-day conference collaborated around strategies toward inclusivity and the responsibility of the museum as a learning environment to deepen its engagement. So what do we learn by being inclusive?

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Ravon Takes the Windy City

I’m back from Chicago! Finally settled in and ready to share some photos from my trip. I recently purchased a Nikon D7000 (#TeamNikon!) and this was my first time using it! Disclaimer: I am not a photographer but hope to continue to improve, and of course bring those skills to the blog. So here’s a […]

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