Understanding Otherness in Museums: Partnering with the Fralin Museum of Art

In partnership with The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia during the NEH HumanTies event, we led almost 40 participants on a unique Brown Girls Museum Blog tour of the museum. After building this blog around digital spaces for people of color in museums, we were able to take our mission offline and right into the museum space itself to lead tours and hold workshops in person about the things we care so much about. Take a look below to find out more about what we did with an audience of museum goers interested in diverse perspectives.

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Check Us Out in Girl Museum!

Are you curious about how BGMB got started? Did our last post on 2015’s highlights just leave you more curious as to where the blog is going in the new year? Have you always wanted to know what Ravon and I looked like as children? (Spoilers: we were adorable.)

You can find the answers to all these questions, and several more, in our recent interview with Girl Museum! We exchanged emails with the great people there to talk about where Brown Girls Museum Blog came from and where it’s going. There are big things coming for us in 2016, so click the link to get a sneak preview.

Thanks, Girl Museum!

MuseumNext Indianapolis 2015

The 2-day conference collaborated around strategies toward inclusivity and the responsibility of the museum as a learning environment to deepen its engagement. So what do we learn by being inclusive?

The 2-day conference collaborated around strategies toward inclusivity and the responsibility of the museum as a learning environment to deepen its engagement. So what do we learn by being inclusive?

https://storify.com/2brwngirls/museumnext-indianapolis-2015