An Interview with Ron Chew

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-1378","height":"150","style":"","title":"Ron Chew 4.2012(2)","width":"150"}}]]MANY Program Coordinator Joan Baldwin sat down with Ron Chew, our 2012 Museums in Conversation keynoter, to get his take on museums and their future.  Here's what he had to say: Ron Chew doesn’t talk much about the museum field any more. When asked, he says he works in health care. True, but not the whole story. Chew left the Wing-Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific Experience in 2007 after 17 years as director and the completion of a capital campaign so successful it makes development folks weep. But Chew’s story isn’t about money. It’s about the potency of narrative, the power of community ownership, and the work of embracing diversity. And it’s about change. Read More