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Point of View: The Tao of Creative Aging

Category: Creative Aging
Museums that offer creative aging programs can help their communities embrace happiness and combat ageism, creating a better quality of life fo…

What I Learned in a Year of Writing “Museums and Creative Aging: A Healthful Partnership”

Category: Museums and Aging
The creative aging movement is coming of age, and just in the nick of time. As of last year, 80 percent of state arts agencies across the United States reported a high or very high demand …

Giving Back: Three Model Practices for Sustaining Older Volunteers during COVID-19

Category: Museums and Aging
As cases of COVID-19 spike across the country, resulting in more museums suspending operations, what are the implications for older docents and volunteers, especially in regard to ageism …

Giving Back: Museums and Older Volunteers during COVID-19

Category: Museums and Aging
As cases of COVID-19 spike across the country, resulting in more museums suspending operations, what are the implications for older docents and volunteers, especially in regard to ageism …

Lessons from History: Museums and Pandemics

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
  Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Center for the Future …

Museum Studies As Soft Diplomacy: From Berkeley to Abu Dhabi

Category: Global Thinking
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2011 edition of the Museum magazine. The night after my first day of teaching museum studies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), I had a …

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