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Intersectional Feminism: Defined

Intersectional Feminism: Defined

This International Women's Day, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the importance of intersectional feminism. So, what is "intersectional feminism?" A framework that recognizes, "that all the aspects of identity enrich women's lived experiences and compound and...

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Mural Work Underway in “Maya” Exhibit

As part of the reframing of our “Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth” exhibit, a new mural is coming to the exhibit space. Muralist and Maya community consultant Alicia María Siu has designed a mural that is driven by, and representative of, the...

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“What Does Anthropology Mean to You?”

“What Does Anthropology Mean to You?”

FEBRUARY 17, 2022Today is Anthropology Day. In honor of the occasion, we asked our Cultural Resources team a simple, yet big, question, "What does anthropology mean to you?" Here's what they had to say:"As a 21st century anthropologist who identifies as a...

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Celebrating 25,000 Members!

Since launching Membership On Us, over 25,000 visitors have joined our vibrant and inclusive community - and you can, too! With the purchase of one admission ticket, you can have free access for an entire year. Enjoy year-long access and be the first to hear about all...

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2021: A Year in Review

DECEMBER 21, 2021 It’s been an unforgettable year at the Museum of Us! Let’s take a look back on what we’ve accomplished together. Help us keep the momentum going. With a donation to the Museum of Us, you can help us continue to foster dialogue and lifelong learning...

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Donate Today! Giving Tuesday 2021

Donate Today! Giving Tuesday 2021

If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s the importance of reckoning with our past to build a better future. At the core of this reckoning, is a commitment to the values of truth-telling and accountability. We’ve taken this all to heart, and teamed up with...

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Museum of Us Joins Google Arts & Culture

Museum of Us Joins Google Arts & Culture

Looking for a learning experience without having to leave the comfort of your home? Now, you can experience the Museum of Us right at your fingertips! We have been hard at work creating five new Google Arts and Culture virtual exhibits. The exhibits takes a closer...

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Our First “Accountability Report”

Our First “Accountability Report”

It’s been just over a year since we changed our name to the Museum of Us. With that, came a commitment to our equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and decolonizing work. Now, we check-in on where we are at with our commitments in our first-ever "Accountability Report."...

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Changes in the “Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth” Exhibit

Changes in the “Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth” Exhibit

If you’ve visited the Museum of Us recently, you may have noticed some changes underway in the “Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth” exhibit. What you’re seeing is our Decolonizing Initiatives in action. Maya peoples are still here today and thriving, and they continue...

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Farewell “Monsters!”

Farewell “Monsters!”

Saying goodbye is never easy. After almost six years, our “Monsters!” exhibit is finally coming to a close. We will be making room for a new exhibit that is in development (more on that later!). Through “Monsters!” we’ve learned about mythical, celestial, and...

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