A new community of YouTube creators are using video to give audiences a close-up view of antique garments and accessories. Can they inspire museums to invest in new ways to share their collections and expertise?
Research projects at Ecuador’s Universidad San Francisco de Quito offer lessons for a collaborative anthropology that fosters connections among anthropological subfields.
The policy of restitution raises many questions. These questions are an invitation to reassess the role of museums, curators, and professionals within a system of appropriation, or rather possession and disaffection, which has failed to communicate the moral, historical, and scientific implications of separating an item from its historical context.