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How Two Artists’ Transformation of a Portland Museum May Provide a Blueprint for Larger Institutions

Washington County Museum in Portland, Oregon brought itself back from the brink of failure through decolonizing its practices and reinventing itself as the Five …

Lessons on Resilience From LGBTQ Elders

Researchers studying LGBTQ elders find that the unfortunate experience of resisting homophobia and/or transphobia provides the emotional and psychological tools needed to resist a…

Telling Trans Stories Through Collections and Exhibitions

View this recorded webinar organized by the co-chairs of the AAM LGBTQ+ Alliance’s Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, panelists Margaret Middleton and Eric Feingold share their …

An Intergenerational “School of Drag” Connects LGBTQIA+ Youth and Elders

Last year, 20 organizations enrolled in a special museum cohort of Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Vitality Arts program. With funding from Aroha, and training provided by Lifetime …

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