What is a Museum? An Exploration in Six Parts
PART 2: THE FUNCTION OF COLLECTING
Tuesday January 19, 2021
12pm EST

The defining essential unity in museums are the functions of collecting, preserving, documenting, researching, exhibiting and in other ways, communicating and interpreting evidence of human culture and history for the benefit of everyone. Should our collections shift as our communities do? In a world aimed towards political correctness, how do we address collections as a result of power and colonization? The elephant in the room … deaccession!

Speakers: to be confirmed