March 20, 2020 | 20 Marzo 2020
We at The Empathetic Museum are mindful of and concerned about the current and future impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our many communities, especially the vulnerable. At a time when our values and instincts drive us to be of service to our communities, our hearts go out to everyone, and we hope that our empathetic museum principles provide inspiration for our work whenever possible. READ MORE >
Updates & Publications
An Empathetic Museum is an Antiracist Museum
Our most recent blog post addresses the critiques we have heard over the years and in recent months about empathy.
The Empathetic Museum: A New Institutional Identity
A reflection on the trajectory of recent EDI trends and what comes next for museums and cultural institutions.
Now at Curator Journal
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The Zeitgeist of Tyranny: What Should Museums Do?
Gretchen Jennings has written a new article over at Museum Commons, asking museums to think about themselves in the broader democracy, echoing,
"Do not obey in advance."
Professional Development Workshops:
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DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL
Thanks to our newest Empathetic Museum member Nayeli Zepeda, Art Historian and specialist in museum education, and Editor, Daniela Ekdesman. (download)
AUSSI EN FRANÇAIS
Sincerest thanks to our colleagues at Ingenium for sharing their French translation of the Maturity Model rubric. (download)