How Museums and Art Galleries Can Create a Sustainable Culture

Greening Stewardship: How Museums Can Help Create a Sustainable Culturegreening-stewardship-e-bk-cover.png

The challenge of creating a sustainable culture is a major opportunity for museums, art galleries and other cultural institutions. This six-page article examines how some of North America’s leading museums and galleries including Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum, New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center and many others are meeting this challenge.

“All cultural institutions ought to be leaders and intelligent commentators on social and environmental issues.” — Former CEO of the Glenbow Museum.

— includes examples from large and small institutions about programming, community outreach, green buildings and LEED standards .

— Written by Stephen Leahy and originally published in 2003 by muse magazine. Reprints are available as an E-Book: Greening Stewardship: How Museums Can Help Create a Sustainable Culture

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