Museums and the Fight Against Hate

  • Friday, October 7, 2022
  • 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Presenter(s): 

Anna Truxes, Interim Executive Director, Portland Chinatown Museum
Elizabeth Nye, Executive Director, Lan Su Chinese Garden
Mark Takiguchi, Interim Director, Japanese American Museum of Oregon

Moderator: 

Judy Margles, Director, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

Track: 

  • Community Engagement

Now, more than ever, museums have the opportunity to lead efforts in the fight against enmity and injustice. Whether through neighborhood interactions, programs, exhibitions, collecting, or educational efforts, our organizations are public centers for deterring hate and promoting diversity, understanding, and respect. Panelists from four culturally specific institutions will consider new insights and approaches for facing the immediate future, drawing upon their institutional approaches to the abovenamed issues.