(With thanks to Matt S. for sharing this with me…)
Who’s interested in a fieldtrip to the OMCA?
Museums have power—the power to tell stories, shape narratives, and influence the lens we bring to bear on the past. That power can be harnessed for healing, as museums contribute to a reparative reexamination of history and the legacy of historic injustice. TrendsWatch 2019 highlights how some museums are using their power to decolonize our culture, our country, and their own organizational practice. Today on the Blog, Christine Lashaw tells us how she and her colleagues at the Oakland Museum of California have collaborated with the museum’s Native Advisory Council to tell hard truths about the state’s history.
–Elizabeth Merritt, VP Strategic Foresight and Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums
Read on here: Taking Native Lands and Lives