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The Museum Life

The Museum Life

Friday at 7 AM Pacific

June 06th 2014:Museums as Healers

Museums can be havens in troubling times. After 9/11 museums throughout the New York region experienced increased visitation as people sought places to process the tragedy. Recently, 26 Boston-area cultural institutions came together to provide programming for the first anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. This week’s guest Rainey Tisdale will discuss her experience as the curator for #BostonBetter and how museums can respond nimbly, creatively and compassionately to the needs of their communities. Read more about #Boston Better at bostonbetter.org.

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Rainey Tisdale

Rainey Tisdale is an independent curator, based in Boston, who specializes in city museums and local history. She spent most of the last decade working for the Bostonian Society. In 2010 she was a Fulbright Scholar in Helsinki, Finland, and in 2011 she was a community fellow at Brown University’s Center for Public Humanities. With Linda Norris (Museum Life guest on April 4, 2014), Rainey is co-author of Creativity in Museum Practice (Left Coast Press, 2013). She blogs at CityStories and teaches in the Museum Studies Graduate Program at Tufts University. She is currently wrapping up a year-long project as Curator for #BostonBetter, the effort by 26 Boston-area cultural institutions to provide
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