Category Archives: Global Awareness

Museums as Social Agents: Storytelling Aids Emotional Healing

By Heidi McKinnon Director of Exhibits and Community Programming, Sandy Spring Museum How does a museum respond to contemporary issues within its community? While there are many answers to this question, one unexpected response might be bookbinding. With the current … Continue reading

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Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future

By Matthew Birnbaum Senior Evaluation Officer, IMLS I had the privilege of participating in the 28th annual conference of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) in Denver, October 15-18. Attracting thousands of domestic and international evaluators from education, government, nonprofit organizations and private … Continue reading

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Diversity-Centered Programming Enhances Cultural Understanding

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of You can find the original post here. Gloria Tibbs is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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Landmark Treaty For The Visually Impaired

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of You can find the original post here. By R. David Edelman & Stephanie Valencia Today we mark another important achievement for equal rights, this time for over a million Americans — … Continue reading

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The Wing: At Home in an Era of Global Participatory Culture

By Beth Takekawa, Executive Director The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Hot off the presses is the IMLS publication “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture!” Scrolling through the pages produced a flood of … Continue reading

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