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November 2012, Museums Association Conference

Victoria Hollows and Virginia Tandy convened a stimulating discussion entitled: ‘The Just Museum’. Delegates were asked to consider ‘should social justice be at the core of every museum, informing all aspects of their work? Is there a shared definition of the term and what does it take to deliver this agenda? Tracy-Ann Smith (DHG), Jim […]

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August 2012, Museums 2020

Museums 2020 is the Museums Association’s initiative to create a bold vision for UK museums and their impact – the difference museums can have on individuals, communities, society and the environment. The MA launched a nationwide discussion, inviting people in museums, funders, policy-makers and other stakeholders to think afresh about the role of museums. Note […]

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Book cover depicts marble sculpture of two women embracing by Patricia Cronin. Entitled 'Memorial to a Marriage', it is a comment on inequality before lesbians were entitled to marry in New York. © Patricia Cronin.

May 2012, Book Launch

It was great to see so many DHG member’s supporting the launch of Museums, Equality and Social Justice edited by Prof Richard Sandell and Eithne Nightingale. It is available here with several chapters reviewed in our Participation Portal.

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