Through a focus on sustainability, museums, particularly those affiliated with colleges and universities, have tremendous potential to impact social change.
Sustainability has been an overarching theme throughout the design and construction world for much of the past decade, and in the College and University Museums sector it is particularly critical as their facilities serve as educational institutions both to the public and to their students.
The Association of Academic Museums & Galleries Conference, this year titled “Sustainability Now!”, was a fantastic experience that gave significant insight into opportunities and challenges within this theme. Held in a hybrid format, with both in-person and remote attendees, the conference aimed to broadly examine sustainability in terms of climate change, DEI policies, fundraising, leadership, engagement, and many other issues.
Some of our key takeaways include:
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