Discussions and debates about traditional values of equity and inclusion have increased in recent years, and participants in these discussions include professional heritage institutions, journalists of the daily press and the public through social media. Museums, as keepers of cultural stories and heritage under their auspices, are increasingly examining their role in shaping a narrative of diversity, equity and inclusion. This phenomenon is wider than Sweden, Scandinavia, and Europe. US museums, for example, are focusing on racism, gender bias, and decolonization. Many museums are acknowledging their inherent biases and working to diversify their stewardship, their stakeholders and audiences, as well as the perspectives they document and share.
|Publication status||Published - 2019 Apr 17|