A green museum is a museum that incorporates concepts of sustainability into its programs, operations and facility.
OMA offers the following book in the free Lending Library – The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice.
A few guiding principles on going Green……
- No one goes Green all at once
- No one goes all Green anyway
- Let go of the guilt; it interferes with progress
- You don’t have to build to be Green
- Once you start, it just gets easier
- First thing you do- get an energy audit
- Green Exhibits
- Green Museums: A Step by Step Guide
- Green Practices Toolbox
- Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
- Oklahoma Sustainability Network
- American Alliance of Museums Environment and Climate Network and their list of resources
- Green Museum: A podcast by Hilary Wilson
- 2021 Green Museum Seminar: Museums and Approaches to Environmental Justice hosted by the California Association of Museums Green
- National Park Service – Sustainability Historic preservation is inherently a sustainable practice.