The latest issue of Hand to Hand, “The Power of We: Local/Regional Support Networks Flourish,” shares stories from local and regional museum groups, ranging from long-running networks to those formed in the past year, as well as local cross-sector groups serving children and families.
The Northwest Association of Youth Museums has thrived since its start in 1989 by embracing collaboration over competition.
Connecticut’s nine children’s museums came together to advocate for statewide funding in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more than twenty years, the Museum Director Roundtables have been a model of supporting leaders as they navigate the ups and downs of the nonprofit world of children’s museums.
Located in Northwest Arkansas, the Scott Family Amazeum recognizes the value of collaboration across sectors, participating in networks with community leaders, business leaders, creatives, and more.
The state of Wisconsin has the most children’s museums per capita in the United States. As a state-wide museum network, Wisconsin Children’s Museums demonstrates the power of strategic solidarity to support each other and advocate for children and families.
Many organizations serving children in Bloomington/Normal have come together to leverage resources and better serve learners and educators in Central Illinois.
Learn more about seven regional museum networks around the world, and what each is able to accomplish by working together and embracing collaboration.
The latest issue of Hand to Hand, “Forged in Fire: New Models” is now available!
Transforming the role and identity of the children’s museum in the community by operating a food pantry.