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Museum Activism
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was viewed by many within and beyond the
Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Joshua G. Adair, Amy K. Levin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism examines the role of exhibitionary institutions in representing LGBTQ+ people, cisgender women, and nonbinary individuals. Considering recent gender and sexuality-related developments through a critical lens, the volume contributes significantly to the growing body of activist writing on this topic. Building on Gender, Sexuality and Museums
Museums and Social Activism
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kylie Message
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Museums and Social Activism is the first study to bring together historical accounts of the African American and later American Indian civil rights-related social and reform movements that took place on the Smithsonian Mall through the 1960s and 1970s in Washington DC with the significant but unknown story about museological
Museum Innovation
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Haitham Eid, Melissa Forstrom
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-19 - Publisher: Routledge

Museum Innovation encourages museums to critically reflect upon current practices and adopt new approaches to their civic responsibilities. Arguing that museums have a moral duty to perform, the book shows how social innovation can make them more equitable, relevant and impactful institutions. Including contributions from a diverse group of international
Feminist Critique and the Museum
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Kathy Sanford, Darlene E. Clover, Nancy Taber, Sarah Williamson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-31 - Publisher: BRILL

Feminist Critique and the Museum: Educating for a Critical Consciousness illustrates the potential of feminist adult education and research to critique but equally to encourage imaginative responses to traditionally patriarchal museum exhibition representations and practices.