Painting the American Portrait: Diversity in Museums

As passionate believers in the power of museums and their exceptionally important contributions to the lives of individuals, communities, and our country as a whole, we realize that most institutions lack demographic and cultural diversity in their staffs. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's recent Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey confirms this long-standing and distressing pattern, as does a recent survey by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. What contributes to this challenge and what are actions and strategies that can help museum leadership address this pressing issue?

Festival: 2016

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