Founded in 1981, The Humanities Exchange is devoted to encouraging understanding and mutual respect among cultures around the world through international exchange and the development and touring of museum exhibitions. The Humanities Exchange is a non-profit, 501c(3), tax exempt organization that assists a worldwide audience of museums, art centers, universities, libraries, corporations, foundations and other cultural organizations. The fields of interest include the visual arts, history, science — all of the humanities disciplines.
The Humanities Exchange’s mission is to advise and work with public and private institutions and individuals in Europe, North America and Asia, and to act as a liaison in the coordination of high quality exhibitions for tour to non-profit cultural and educational institutions.
Areas of Expertise
Tthe Humanities exchange assists museums in their endeavors to cope with their changing audiences, the escalating financial pressures of organizing exhibitions, and the proliferation of new information and techniques of presenting exhibitions and reaching audiences. Shirley Reiff Howarth, the Director of The Humanities Exchange, is an art historian, and former museum director and curator who has worked with museums for over 35 years.
American Association of Museums
ICOM - International Council of Museums