Creating Middle Ground: Transforming Urban Outdoor Spaces with Social Science Exhibits and Facilitation about Biases

Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits, Parks, Outdoor, and Garden Exhibits
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
Access and Inclusion: 
Urban
Organization:
Exploratorium, Urban Alchemy
Description: 

Pull up a chair to learn about Middle Ground, a facilitated exhibition project that stands at the intersection of social science, social justice, place-making and research on informal learning. We’ll describe the exhibition’s content of bias and stereotyping, facilitation by formerly incarcerated community members, and research results on the impact of facilitation. Presentation made by Hsin-Yi Chien, Robert Dixon, Josh Gutwill and Louie Hammonds, Sr.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Award Number: 
1713638

Team Members

Josh GutwillAuthor
Louie HammondsLouie HammondsAuthor
Robert DixonRobert DixonAuthor

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