Representation in Your Staff

What are some common barriers to museum staff diversity? “We only hire the most qualified people, and they just aren’t coming from those communities.” This…

Representation in Your Leadership

In some ways, I have hesitated to address the problem of lack of diversity in organizational leadership during this course. Not because it isn’t an…

Representation in Your Content

Years ago I did contract with at a museum of palaeontology. In those days, the museum had a classic “Ascent of Man” image in one…

A Community Advisory Group

It is becoming a well-known—dare I say best—practice in the heritage sector for each organization to assemble a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) advisory…

What has changed?

The faces of the nation have changed More than one in five Canadians wasn’t born here; 23% of us are immigrants,[1]by this we mean they…

Staring down the rabbit hole of change

I am an interpretive planner and visitor experience advisor. I work with museums, historic sites, zoos, aquariums, and parks helping them evaluate and improve their…