Museum Visions: A Blog Space

JME in Action

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.

Radical Reimaginings In Museum Education

As a complement to JME 47.1: Radical Reimaginings in Museum Education, we are pleased to share this blog post by the guest editors Wendy Ng, Audrey Hudson, and Jaclyn Roessel. The calls to action and ongoing efforts to decolonize museums on Turtle Island (1), also known as North America, have been imagined, led, and sustained by Indigenous, Black, racialized and … Read More

Documenting Museum Education during Intersecting Pandemics

As a complement to JME 46.4: Snapshot: Documenting Museum Education During Intersecting Pandemics, we are pleased to share this blog post by the guest editors Paula Santos, Kimberly H. McCray, Gwendolyn Fernandez, and Amanda Thompson Rundahl.  Remember when we thought the disruptions of the pandemic would last a few weeks or maybe a few months, at most? Museum educators said … Read More

Limin-alley: a lockdown art experience in Belfast

As a complement to JME 46.3: International Perspectives: What is Museum Education, we are please to share this article by former MER Board member Margaret Middleton. This article was originally posted on Museums Association on May 18, 2021.  Between the long rows of terraced homes in Belfast run narrow alleys: not-quite-footpath, not-quite-road. Both public and private, they seem to belong … Read More

Museum Book Clubs

The latest Journal of Museum Education, Beyond the Cult of the Author: The Literary Museum Today, focuses on museums that are connected to literature and authors. Articles in the journal examine the ways in which these types of museums are using innovative programming to engage audiences in deep discussions. In conjunction with JME 45.3, we have created a list of … Read More

JME in Action: My Top 3 for 44.4

The end of one year and the beginning of the next inevitably brings about ranked lists or photo collages on social media, news outlets, and television shows. While they can range from thoughtful to attention-seeking, this easy format offers us an annual opportunity to reflect and distill. This blog aims to capture the Top 3 things that the thematic articles … Read More