A Local Museum Earns National Props

September 19, 2013

Photo by Bruce Harkness, courtesy of the Arab American National Museum

"We realize that if people want to be receptive to our story, we have to be receptive to other stories."

Devon Akmon, Director of the Arab American National Museum.

One of Metro Detroit’s newest cultural institutions has earned national credibility. The Arab American National Museum in Dearborn has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, an honor most museums don’t have. Museum director Devon Akmon tells me it’s the gold standard for institutions of its kind. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

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