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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

We Must Decolonize Our Museums

  • 2016
  • Activism
Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko is a passionate advocate for museums and their intersections with social justice and activism, community development, and memory and remembrance. Prior to joining the Abbe Museum as president/CEO in 2009, Cinnamon was the director of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum in Crawfordsville, Indiana where she led the organization to the National Medal for Museum Service. Active in her local and museum community, Catlin-Legutko serves on the board of the American Alliance of Museums, the Maine Humanities Council, and the Smithsonian Affiliates Advisory Council. She is president of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce board and serves on the Island Housing Trust board. Her most recent publication, Museum Administration 2.0, was released by Rowman & Littlefield in 2016. Catlin-Legutko received her BA from Purdue University, and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas MA program in anthropology. She is a 2004 graduate of the Seminar for Historical Administration and joined as a faculty member in 2014.