2017 Case Studies

Looking Local: Engaging and Supporting Underserved Communities


 Community Engagement has become a focal point for museums and many musuems still have progress to make in this field.  This case study investigate how the Oakland Museum of California and The Crocker are extending their institutional mission to reach beyond the physical museum walls.  

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By: Mariel Rowland

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Collaborative Community: Organizations Who Play Together, Stay Together

Now more than ever, public institutions of learning, teaching, education, and research must come together to collaborate and work with one another.  This case study explores how different museums and organizations came together to collaborate on unifying themes to create joint knowledge products and how power dynamics in content play into the end result.  

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By: David Da Wei Liu

Collaborative Community
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Take Action Toward More Inclusivity


"Internal inclusivity and accessibility demonstrates that an institution is well prepared to provide the best service for their public. Learn about the tools that Museums are using to become a more inclusive and accessible institution."

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By: Brenzy Solorzano

A Catalyst for Social Change: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights Addresses Racism in Winnipeg

How can museums initiate positive relations with demographics that might feel marginalized and then invite those voices to engage in active dialogue with institutions?  

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By: Jocelyn Wong
A Catalyst for Social Change
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