Can museum institutions question cherished collective myths of heroism and tolerance? To what extent can they be self-critical, and how? What progressive social, political, and educational functions can such museums serve? And what roles can scholars, activists, artists, and citizens play in holding these institutions to their highest stated mandates, or even expanding them?
Listen as Thinking through the Museum research team members and collaborators considered these questions at the “Museums and their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History” international conference in Warsaw, Poland, March 13-15, 2017.