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Title Diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in museums / edited by Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Laura L. Lott
Published Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 170 pages) : illustrations
Series American Alliance of Museums
Contents Part 1. A call to action. Flies in the buttermilk: museums, diversity, and the will to change / Lonnie G. Bunch III ; Museums, racism, and the inclusiveness chasm / Carlos Tortolero ; Museums, diversity, and social value / Johnnetta Betsch Cole ; Women's locker room talk: gender and leadership in museums / Kaywin Feldman -- Part 2. Diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion strategies. Twin threats: how ignorance and instrumentality create inequality and injustice / Darren Walker ; The leadership imperative: diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion as strategy / Laura L. Lott ; History that promotes understanding in a diverse society / Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko ; Pipeline is a verb: field notes on the Spelman College Curatorial Studies Pilot Program / Andrea Barnwell Brownlee ; Museums and ADA at 25: progress and looking ahead / Beth Bienvenu ; Catalyzing inclusion: steps toward sustainability in museums / Natanya Khashan ; It's time to stop and ask "why?" / Lisa Sasaki -- Part 3. The necessity and power of first-person voices. Much has been taken, but all is not lost: the restorative promise of first-voice representation / Eduardo Díaz ; No longer hiding in plain sight / William Underwood Eiland ; The National Museum of the American Indian: whence the "art object"? / W. Richard West Jr. -- Part 4. Personal journeys. Disability and innovation: the universal benefits of inclusive design / Haben Girma ; Maybe this time: a personal journey toward racial equity in museums / Elaine Heumann Gurian ; Museum musings: inclusion then and now / Cecile Shellman -- Appendix A. Diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion definitions -- Appendix B. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey -- Appendix C. Museum board leadership report excerpt: the people -- Appendix D. Selected resources
Summary "In this edited volume, thought leaders in the museum field contemplate the field's struggles with diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. For the first time, these watershed essays, keynote addresses, and data are gathered in one resource, so we can learn from recent history and build on these leaders' work in the next decade."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost, viewed August 25, 2021)
Subject Museums and minorities -- United States
Museums -- Social aspects -- United States
Museum visitors -- United States
Social integration -- United States
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Museum Administration & Museology.
REFERENCE -- General.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
Museum visitors
Museums and minorities
Museums -- Social aspects
Social integration
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Cole, Johnnetta B., editor.
Lott, Laura L., editor.
American Alliance of Museums, sponsoring body.
LC no. 2018056403
ISBN 9781538118641