Museum Community Involvement
Imagine: You have just arrived for a visit to a local museum. The first thing you notice is that there is a vitality and energy about the place. You see all sorts of people, and the place feels welcoming and inclusive. People are engaged with one another and with the exhibitions and programs. You think, “Wow – this is a great place to be! How did it come to be like this?”
Does that scenario resonate with you? It's a guidepost for me. I am Margaret Kadoyama, and I work with museums and cultural organizations, guiding them to be relevant and vital members of their communities. Staff training, workshops, and mentoring provide the tools so that your organization can be more fully engaged with your diverse communities.
Margaret Kadoyama is a member of The Museum Group, a consortium of independent museum consultants. She is the author of Museums Involving Communities: Authentic Connections, published by Routledge in March 2018. The reviews from History News and Museum Management and Curatorship give you a taste of what's to come!