Amine Skousgaard is a 27 year old Danish historian and museologist. She is a communications specialist working with the dissemination of history through events, education, exhibitions and digital media in the Danish museum industry.
MuseumNext Next Generation Summit
Monday, 18th July 2022
Museum Activism – The best tool for user involvement in the modern museum?
Throughout history the youngest generation has always had a tendency to be more politically radical, more open to change, and more willing to shape the future that they are going to live in. Young museums workers are bringing in discussions of whether or not the museum should be a political institution through activism regarding climate change, racial discrimination, sexism etc. This presentation will discuss the pros and cons of museum activism, and argue that in an industry begging for more young workers, more young visitors and more visitor interaction – museum activism might hold the answer.
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