See Our Change
The Urban Network: Museums Embracing Communities
Jennifer Amdur Spitz, principal of Amdur Spitz & Associates edited Urban Network: Museums Embracing Communities. The book was an outcome of a facilitated dialogue on civic engagement between innovative thinkers and programmers in ten major urban US museums. Urban Network: Museums Embracing Communities is made possible by the National Recreation Foundation through The Diversity Project: Increasing Equity of Access: Igniting a National Discussion, a two-year grant to The Field Museum. The book, Urban Network: Museums Embracing Communities was published by The Field Museum, c. 2003, 2004, and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Used in Museum Studies courses and by museums worldwide, the book sold out in 2006.
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Bronwyn Bevan, Mike Bradecich, Robert W. Crawford, Jr., Beth Crownover, Norma
Dolcater, Robert Eskridge, Sumita Goel, Charles Hartsoe, Barbara Henry, Joel
Hoffman, Karen Ransom Lehman, Patricia Williams Lessane, Alisa Martin, John W.
McCarter, Jr., Lisa Meyerowitz, Tony Mobley, Paul Mohrbacher, Mariet Morgan,
Mary Ellen Munley, Nicole Neal, Karen Nelson, Lisa Rebori, Paul Richard, Carolee
Smith Rogers, Beth B. Schneider, Sarah Schultz, Susan Schwartzenberg, Kiyoko
Motoyama Sims, Sophia Siskel, Jean Sousa, Jennifer Amdur Spitz, Mary Ann Steiner,
Carolyn Sumners, Encarnaçion Teurel, Margaret Thom, Ellen Wahl