Re-imagined History Museums & Why They Matter

Many historic house museums are well-intentioned but can seem stuck in the past. They’re static and don’t seem able to celebrate the past while simultaneously living in the present and planning for the future.

Shared Aspirations and Community Identity: How Re-imagined History Museums Can Matter in a Post-Industrial City takes a look at this issue and discusses a pilot project at the Lewis Latimer House in Queens that has been using principles from the Anarchist Guide To Historic House Museums to address the problem.



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