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Vision for the Walters Art Museum – A 21st Century Skills Challenge

By Gary Vikan Director, the Walters Art Museum My participation on the IMLS 21st Century Skills Task Force was at once intense and transformative.  Intense, insofar as nearly two dozen museum and library professionals from around the nation – with … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum of Houston – Strategic Planning for 21st Century Museums

By Tammie Kahn Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Houston In the summer of 2009, the board and staff managers at the Children’s Museum of Houston decided to use IMLS’s 21st Century Skills report as a planning framework for our strategic … Continue reading

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A Place, A People, and A Time: Preserving Native American Heritage

By Therese Chung Project Manager/Cataloguer, San Diego History Center Museum staff and tribal members collaborate for understanding and sharing of the region’s Native American history and culture. In July 2010, the San Diego History Center was awarded a $133,829 Museums for … Continue reading

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