Nina Simon, safnstjóri Museum of Art & History, nefnir mjög athygliverð atriði varðandi tengingu safna við sín nærsamfélög í viðtali á þessari bloggsíðu. Hún bendi t.a.m. á kosti sk. Pop Up safna sem eru skammtíma „söfn“ um valin málefni og hvernig söfn geta tæklað flókin vandamál með einföldum breytingum á kröfum við starfsmannaráðningar. Hún fer vítt og breitt um nálgun safna við samfélag sitt og þetta er áhugaverð lesning.

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Recently, Nina Simon, the director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) and Museum 2.0 extraordinaire, joined me (Aletheia) in a conversation/interview about social bridging, the limits of social bridging, working with community service providers to best support participating communities, as well as anti-bias visitor education and changing museums through hiring practices. I was thankful for the time Nina shared to talk and her thoughts on MAH’s recent work, challenges and triumphs. We began by speaking a bit about a couple of MAH’s local detractors and the difference between being all things to all people and consciously seeking to meet your public mandate by trying to welcome all communities to your museum. The conversation then turned to welcoming visitors via museum spaces, programming, reputation and relationships that a museum cultivates.

The following are Nina’s reflections transcribed from the interview, however Nina, Rose and I edited extensively for…

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