Museums and Race 2016: Transformation and Justice


Ben Garcia, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Man
Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu, Assistant Specialist, Public Humanities & Native Hawaiian Programs, Department of American Studies University of Hawai‘i at Manoa


Margaret Kadoyama, Principal, Margaret Kadoyama Consulting


  • Business, Leadership/Careerpath

It's time to challenge and transform the institutional policies and systems that perpetuate structural racism and oppression in museums. Coming to understand and recognize entrenched racism is a difficult and potentially contentious undertaking—but also a necessary step if America's museums are to serve its diverse citizenry. What is structural racism? How are museums exhibiting it? How do we begin to approach this topic, and take effective action? Who are our allies in this? #trending

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