Case Studies


These case studies from colleagues in the museum industry illustrate both the challenges and successes involved in doing this deep and important work. Opportunities to learn from others who are actively engaging in cultural competence initiatives can benefit current participants in the Cultural Competence Learning Institute and inspire others to join.  

Case Studies:

Diverse Audience Needs, Long Island Children’s Museum

Staff Diversity, Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center

Leadership, Long Island Children’s Museum

Staff Training, Long Island Children’s Museum

Overcoming Challenges, Long Island Children’s Museum

Developing an Internal Diversity Team, Chicago Children's Museum

Listening and Learning, Explora

Recruiting and Hiring for Diversity, Exploratorium

Staff Development, Children's Museum of South Dakota

Harris' 3 States of Change, Discovery Center