Museum as Site for Social Action (MASS Action) Mia Convening, October 6-8, 2016, Minneapolis Institute of Art. Participants joined their peers for three days in Minneapolis to contribute to an action-oriented gathering, and to work collaboratively to develop a toolkit of resources to share with the museum field at large.

By Megan Wood, Director of Museum & Library Services, Ohio History Connection

The Educators and Interpreters Committee is hosting a session at the AASLH Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 27, at 4pm called “Truth and Consequences in Developing Programs of Diversity and Inclusion.” We will be talking about the MASS Action Toolkit and we want to encourage people to think and talk about these issues prior to the meeting.

Here are a few ways to engage with the conversation:

  • Use this document to have a discussion either locally or in your organization. Let us know some of the issues or questions you have so we can address them in our in-person discussion.
  • Send us questions ahead of time for discussion at the session (
  • Watch this blog for a wrap up of the discussion in person and also discussions that others had around the country.

For more information on the MASS Action toolkit, go to:

Hope to talk with you in Kansas City!