Inclusion and Diversity in Curatorial Ethics: A Game Plan

Track
Curatorial Practice
Start Day and Time
Tuesday May 9 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
267 America's Center
Description
Inclusion and diversity issues in curatorial practice generate ethical conundrums that museum professionals face daily. This session will help you plot a path through ethical quagmires. Presenters will give an overview of inclusion and diversity ethical issues in curatorial practice and give an overview of how to approach ethical issues, as well as the differences between legal and ethical issues in this area. Work in groups with a CurCom ethics map and facilitator to guide you through the hypothetical inclusion and diversity ethical dilemmas.
Learner Outcome
  1. Learn about ethical issues in curatorial practice, with a focus on inclusion and diversity.
  2. Learn the difference between ethical and legal issues.
  3. Learn to develop skills by working through ethical issues on your own.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Ariana Curtis
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Curator, Latino Studies
Organization: 
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Bio
Curator, Anacostia Community Museum
Presenter: 
Barbara Cohen-Stratyner
Role: 
Presenter
Bio
Curator of Exhibitions, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Presenter: 
Elizabeth Varner
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Adjunct Professor, IU McKinney School of Law; Staff Curator, US DOI
Organization: 
U.S. Department of the Interior Museum Program
Bio
Adjunct Professor, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University
Presenter: 
James Burns
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
University of Arizona Museum of Art
Bio
Director, University of Arizona Museum of Art and the Center for Creative Photography
Presenter: 
M. Cecile Shellman
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Diversity Catalyst
Organization: 
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Bio
Diversity Catalyst, Carnegie Museums