TrendsWatch 2017 highlights empathy as an important element of museum practice. In talk show format, panelists will examine, challenge, and describe efforts to achieve and assess empathy at an organizational level.
Come to a deeper and more complex understanding of both possibilities and obstacles in the practice of empathy at an institutional level.
Understand how the existence of white privilege, unconscious bias, and systemic racism in museums communicates a powerful non-empathetic institutional language.
Learn ways of thinking and specific practices that can contribute to institutional empathy.