Equity in Museums

Via Zoom

Thursday, February 11, 2021
5 PM

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The realities of racial and social inequity within museums and cultural institutions have long been discussed in the field. As an institution, the Crocker has made a commitment to examine these issues internally and in the Museum’s relationship to the community.

This discussion series seeks to open the conversation up to the wider public through attendee participation and features new panelists from the cultural sector each month. Join us for a dialogue that acknowledges exclusive practices in museums, and discusses solutions for furthering equal access, opportunity, and engagement with the arts for all. Please note, this program will be recorded for future distribution and will last approximately 75 minutes. Visit Museums are Not Neutral to learn more about "the myth of museum neutrality."

This event is part of our Equity in Museums series. Check out the other sessions to continue the conversation:

DEAI Initiatives at Museums - January 14, 2021
• Discussing Native American Representation in Museums - February 11, 2021
Spotlighting Local BIPOC Artists - March 11, 2021


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Image: Fritz Scholder (Luiseño, 1937–2005), Bicentennial Indian (detail), 1975. Color lithograph, 22 3/8 x 29 5/8 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of Lorillard, New York City, 1975.28.12.⁣

Closed captioning will be provided during this program. The Crocker strives to provide inclusive and equitable experiences for all. Learn more at crockerart.org/accessibility. If you want to see more supports for our programs such as closed captioning, ASL translation, and image descriptions, let us know by emailing education@crockerart.org, and consider a donation.

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