Museums and Cultural Heritage: Hope for the Future Starts with a Shared Past

This presentation explores the power of museums to connect us with our shared heritage, illuminate our common humanity, and inspire positive change. 

Lecture Description

In this thought-provoking talk, Salazar-Porzio questions the profound role museums can play in preserving our collective history and contributing to a more humane future. This presentation explores the power of museums to connect us with our shared heritage, illuminate our common humanity, and inspire positive change. By examining the ways in which museums curate and interpret cultural artifacts, attendees will gain a deeper appreciation for the tensions at play, and the transformative potential within these institutions. Salazar-Porzio will discuss how museums serve as platforms for dialogue, understanding, and reconciliation, particularly in the face of contemporary challenges such as cultural diversity, social justice, and environmental sustainability. This talk is a must-attend for anyone interested in the vital role of cultural heritage in shaping our world.

CATEGORIES

Material Culture and Architecture Public History and Memory

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Margaret Salazar-Porzio

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