Museum Repatriations | June 22
Museum Repatriations: - Dr Patricia Capone, Museum Curator and Director of Repatriation at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, discussed experiences working with multiple cultures and nations in the context of museum partnerships. Dr. Capone explored how framing vision and mission situate partnerships within an institution. She spoke on setting mutual goals as central to these partnerships. She also focused on how to approach partnerships, and her lessons learned - reflecting on the historical context of an institution as a factor to consider in partnering. The team discussed reflexive thinking, acknowledging perspectives, and acting on mutually developed perspectives.
Patricia Capone, PhD, is Museum Curator and Director of Repatriation at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Capone's interest focuses on museum anthropology, North American historical archaeology, repatriation and collaborative methodologies. Capone received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University, and has contributed to the curatorial field as part of a team implementing partnerships with Tribal Museums. She has participated in formal leadership training; and diversity, equity, and inclusion at her institution. She has served as President of the Council for Museum Anthropology in the American Anthropological Association and as a committee member with the Society for American Archaeology and the Association of Art Museum Curators.
Talk date: 6.22.2021
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