SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-variety radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
The Museum Life

The Museum Life

Friday at 7 AM Pacific

February 12th 2016:Museums and Race 2016: Transformation and Justice

Recently, a group of thirty multi-racial and multi-generational museum professionals met in Chicago for a three-day conversation about museums and race, specifically to intensify the focus on entrenched racism in American museums, examine practices, and launch an action group to initiate change in racist values and policies across the museum field. The convening was sponsored by The Museum Group, a consortium of independent museum consultants that believe in the power of deep listening and dialogue to spur change. Several participants will share their thoughts.

Share Email SHARE
Download PDF DOWNLOAD PDF
Get Code GET CODE

Tune in

Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
LISTEN LIVE
EPISODE ON DEMAND
VIEW HOST PAGE
Questions? Comments?
Call In Live!
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5788
Intl: 001-480-398-1394

Featured Guests

Guest Image

Brenda Tindal

In 2016, Brenda will graduate from Emory University with a PhD in History & Culture. Recently, Tindal was appointed Staff Historian at Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte. In this role, she is charged with conducting research, planning and curating major exhibits that place the city and region into historical context, developing and delivering educational programs, supporting communications, media, and community relations efforts, and serving on the Museum’s senior management team. Prior to her appointment at Levine Museum of the New South, Tindal was a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of History and Honors College at UNCC. Tindal has been the recipient of numerous awards, pro
Read more
Guest Image

Daryl Fischer

Daryl Fischer began her career as a museum educator at the Denver Art Museum and went on to lead education departments at the Muskegon Museum of Art and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Since 1993 she has been principal of Musynergy Consulting, which provides interpretive planning, strategic planning, and board development services to all types and sizes of museums. Her book, “Museums, Trustees, and Communities: Building Reciprocal Relationships,” published by the (then) American Association of Museums, shares the wisdom of African American, Chinese American, and Native American trustees. A strong advocate for the voice of museum visitors, she incorporates audience evaluation in all of her
Read more
Guest Image

Porchia Moore

Porchia Moore is a doctoral candidate enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science and McKissick Museum’s Museum Management Program at the University of South Carolina. She is the recipient of the Cultural Heritage Informatics Leadership fellowship as endowed by the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant. She is also a Humanities, Arts, Science & Technology Alliance & Colloboratory (HASTAC) Scholar. Currently, she serves a two year appointment to the Professional Development Committee, which helps plan the annual conference for the South Carolina Federation of Museums. Moore is a regular contributing writer for Incluseum. She periodically does contract work with local museums
Read more
Guest Image

Omar Eaton-Martínez

Omar recruits and manages 200+ interns and fellows at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (NMAH). He conducts presentations to various stakeholders to increase access to the Smithsonian. Omar develops partnerships with educational institutions and non-governmental organizations. He was involved in creating a briefing paper on diversity and inclusion at the museum to the Director John Gray. He provides strategy for diversity recruitment for certain positions at the museum. Omar participates in many committees: NMAH Diversity Advisory Council, Smithsonian Latino Working Committee (Deputy Chair); Office of Fellowships & Internships Diversity Working Group; Federal Committee:
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2245/the-museum-life The Museum Life https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2245/the-museum-life Recently, a group of thirty multi-racial and multi-generational museum professionals met in Chicago for a three-day conversation about museums and race, specifically to intensify the focus on entrenched racism in American museums, examine practices, and launch an action group to initiate change in racist values and policies across the museum field. The convening was sponsored by The Museum Group, a consortium of independent museum consultants that believe in the power of deep listening and dialogue to spur change. Several participants will share their thoughts. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media
presspass-banner