A Fool's Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump
A Fool's Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump2.5 4 5 Author: Lonnige G. Bunch Narrator: JD Jackson
Outlining the challenges of site choice, architect selection, building design, and the compilation of an unparalleled collection of African American artifacts, Bunch also delves into his personal struggles-especially the stress of a high-profile undertaking-and the triumph of establishing such an institution without mentors or guidebooks to light the way. His memoir underscores his determination to create a museum that treats the black experience as an essential component of every American's identity.
This inside account of how Bunch planned, managed, and executed the museum's mission informs and inspires not only listeners working in museums, cultural institutions, and activist groups, but also those in the nonprofit and business worlds who wish to understand how to succeed-and do it spectacularly-in the face of major political, structural, and financial challenges.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Length: 12H 49Min
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