SJAM charter

  1. We celebrate the incalculable value to society of museums and their collections.
  2. We recognise that the duty of museums is to enable everyone to learn about the human and natural worlds.
  3. We support the concept of social justice – we believe that the whole of the public is entitled to benefit from access to the resources museums contain and the ideas they provoke.
  4. We acknowledge that many museums have for many years failed to operate for the wider public benefit, and instead have catered primarily for educated minorities. We reject this approach.
  5. We pledge to lead the fight for access to museums for all – this is
    the essence of social justice.

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Museums Change Lives (2017) - an update to the UK Museums Association vision for the impact of museums. Read the document in our new case study.

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