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Bike night at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts


A good society needs places where our common humanity comes first and where trust can take root and grow. Museums should be among these places. Over the years, in our work with museum exhibitions, my friend Kathy McLean and I had observed that how we organize physical space and how we inhabit it has...
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Writing reflections in an exhibition about race

Vox populi

It seems like a distant dream sometimes, as Fox News stirs up dark passions and Sunday pundits trade blows, to consider a public space where all ideas are welcome. That’s what Kathy McLean and I had in mind, though, when we started to work on a book called Visitor Voices in Museum Exhibitions. We ...
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