NYT features new public campus museum consortium including Krannert Art Museum

May 1, 2024

"At a time when higher education leaders are facing relentless criticism over their handling of free speech and political protests, 10 university museums have planned nonpartisan shows focused on democracy, with the goal of getting students more engaged.

Access to all of the participating museums, all on college campuses, is free. The organizers are hoping that the open nature of the institutions will encourage students to see them as they do libraries or other community spaces: available for their use and usefulness."

Read the full story in the New York Times: 10 Campus Museums Shine a Spotlight on Democracy.

gardens outside KAM with lots of green shrubs and bright colorful flowers surrounding a green/gray statue
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