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How An Art Museum Is Reaching A More Diverse Audience

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has undertaken several efforts to increase the proportion of nonwhite visitors. Director Rand Suffolk tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how they did it.

American museums — their boards, their staffs, the people who visit them — are far more white than the American population as a whole. It's a problem that can affect museums' bottom lines, but it also seems to be in direct contradiction with many of these institutions' missions to spread knowledge and wonder far and wide.

in Atlanta is emerging as an exception.

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