Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Decolonizing Museum Practices

Social Justice in Museums Series
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Online
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
To event remaining 39 days
The museum is a colonial enterprise, designed to be the keeper of what’s important and precious for society at-large. These institutions were often built on the bodies and belongings of Indigenous people and oppressed communities.

Museums are Not Neutral

Social Justice in Museums Series
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
To event remaining 25 days
The Museums are Not Neutral movement sparks conversation and thinking and challenges us to question why museums are perceived as neutral though they never have been.

The Inclusive Museum

Social Justice in Museums Series
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Online
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
To event remaining 11 days
Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) is the work of many American museums today, but just a few years ago, very few major museums were conscious of the need to be inclusive.

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