Museum Visions: A Blog Space

Virtual Special Issues

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. Read about how to write for our blog here.


2020 VIRTUAL SPECIAL ISSUE Compiled by Abigail Diaz and Sarah Sims It was just 30 years ago that the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed on July 26, 1990. This monumental civil rights legislation made discrimination against people with disabilities illegal and helped move the US towards a more inclusive future. The Museum Education Roundtable has compiled a two-part Virtual … Read More

Museum Education Impacts: Advocacy 101

SPRING 2018 VIRTUAL SPECIAL ISSUE Guest Editors: Brooke DiGiovanni Evans and Meg Winikates Readers of, and writers for, the Journal of Museum Education come from all over the world. In some countries, the case for state support for museums and related organizations is understood.  In others, it requires repeated efforts, clear arguments, and stories that stand out from the crowds … Read More

Gateways for Understanding: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in Museums

SPRING 2017 VIRTUAL SPECIAL ISSUE Guest Editors: Vivian Haga and Naomi Ostwald Kawamura In thinking about MER’s strategic goals, the upcoming 2017 AAM conference and what is relevant to museum professionals, we are excited to offer a virtual issue that highlights our past articles as it relates to the AAM conference theme “Gateways for Understanding: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion … Read More