Museum Visions: A Blog Space

2020

This space was created by the Museum Education Roundtable to expand upon the most recent Journal of Museum Education (JME) issue, reflect on member events, and address timely issues that we face in the field of museum work. We would love your input! Please contact us via Twitter @MusEdRoundtable or via Facebook @MuseumEducationRoundtable with questions, comments, or ideas.

#DearMuseums Week 2: Anxiety

Welcome to the second week of #DearMuseums!  This initiative seeks to document and share stories about how this global crisis is affecting people and their work as museum educators. Tune in to our blog, Facebook, and Twitter every Monday for selected submissions that capture the current climate through museum educator’s eyes. This week’s theme is “Anxiety.” “Up until this week … Read More

MER Talks: Autism Acceptance Month

The beginnings of Autism Awareness Month date back to 1970 when the Autism Society of America lobbied for nation-wide recognition for people with autism.  In 2007, the United Nations declared April 2nd “World Autism Awareness Day.” There is no doubt that efforts like these formalized days on the calendar, the ‘light it up blue’ campaign and the puzzle-piece ribbon, have … Read More

#DearMuseums, Week One: “Uncertainty”

Welcome to the first week of #DearMuseums!  This initiative seeks to document and share stories about how this global crisis is affecting people and their work as museum educators. Tune in to our blog, Facebook, and Twitter every Monday for selected submissions that capture the current climate through museum educator’s eyes. This week’s theme is “Uncertainty.”  All entries this week … Read More

#DearMuseums: A Call for Submissions

Hi…How are you doing?  What do you want to say to your museum, or the field at large? MER is launching an initiative called #DearMuseums that seeks to document and share stories about how this global crisis is affecting people and their work as museum educators. We are requesting submissions of all kinds: long or short narratives, 2-D, 3-D, photography, … Read More