Much is talked about co-creation, be it with young people or other communities. Yet it can feel scary and overwhelming to put into practice and it is easy to fall back into old habits. The American Alliance of Museums offers five steps to create custom approaches to engagement that are driven by the interests and expertise of people in the communities:Abandon – Prepare – Engage – Co-create – EvaluateThey acknowledge that change doesn’t happen overnight and that “…creating a more participatory, diverse, accessible, inclusive, and equitable museum starts with small actions that build relationships and trust.” More in this article.
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