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Fake News, Flat Planets and Hot Winters: Museums, Climate Change and Public Discourse

Embedded in a political landscape that is increasingly fueled by “fake news” and distorted facts, museums are being challenged to ditch “neutral” positions on polarizing topics and embrace advocacy positions. This panel at the 2019 American Alliance of Museums convention explores the emerging interface between public discourse and the changing roles of museums through the topic of climate change. 

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Speculative Machine–A Workshop for the Museum of the Future

The Natural History Museum’s co-founders will lead a workshop at the Miami Museum of Art and Design that will generate methodologies for how the cultural sector and citizens of Miami can contribute to the climate justice movement. The event coincides with the exhibition SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat. 

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Museum Magazine: The Right Side of History

Our feature article in the Summer 2018 issue of Museum Magazine, published by the American Alliance of Museums, explores how museums can support Native-led climate justice initiatives.

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Kwel’ Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front

The Journey Continues! Kwel’ Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front is the next stop in a cross-country tour, evolving museum exhibition and public programming series.

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The Natural History Museum Co-Founder & Director Named 2018 Roddenberry Fellow

The Natural History Museum is pleased to announce that co-founder and Director, Beka Economopoulos, has been named an inaugural Roddenberry Fellow. She is one of 20 recipients chosen “based on their commitment

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Open Letter from Scientists to the American Museum of Natural History

At a time when science itself is under attack, trusted institutions of science are needed now more than ever. The AMNH’s ties to Mercer risk undermining the credibility of the institution and eroding the public’s trust. This it too high a price to pay.

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