Multicultural Inclusion at the New England Aquarium Audience Development Efforts and the Lake Victoria Exhibit

September 1st, 1998 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses efforts at the New England Aquarium to attract multicultural audiences, with projects like the Lake Victoria exhibit. This NSF-funded, collaborative project, centered on Lake Victoria in East Africa, addresses the aquarium's lack of representation by racial minorities, specifically Boston's African-American community.

Document

VSA-a0a2o5-a_5730.pdf

Team Members

Jason J. Drebitko, Author
Gillian Nelson, Author
Visitor Studies Association, Publisher

Citation

Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies Today!
Volume: 1
Number: 2
Page(s): 11

Tags

Access and Inclusion: Black | African American Communities | Ethnic | Racial | Low Socioeconomic Status
Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Aquarium and Zoo Exhibits | Aquarium and Zoo Programs | Exhibitions | Public Programs