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How History is Seen by the Public: AASLH Partnership for Grant-Funded Project

June 27, 2019 History has always been a subject I have been interested in studying and, as I developed my education and career, I became more interested in finding effective ways to translate the study of history to school children and adult visitors. Over the years, I participated in professional development programs that delved into… Continue reading How History is Seen by the Public: AASLH Partnership for Grant-Funded Project

Patron Request: Museum Impressions, JFK Presidential Library and Museum

June 13, 2019 For this month’s patron request, I am going to give my impressions about John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. In previous patron requests, I wrote about museums I have visited during my childhood and adolescence. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is one that I visited both during my… Continue reading Patron Request: Museum Impressions, JFK Presidential Library and Museum

Moving Towards an Equitable Museum Workforce: Reaction to Salary Doc

June 6, 2019 Last week a Google Sheet was released listing salary information museum professionals have volunteered to share with the online museum community. Since workplace equity is an important topic that is discussed and implemented in the museum field, the latest news shows the museum field is serious about improving the quality of museum… Continue reading Moving Towards an Equitable Museum Workforce: Reaction to Salary Doc

#NYCMER2019: the Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow of Museum Education

May 16, 2019 It is that time of year again to talk about the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable Conference. On Monday, May 13, 2019, the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER) held a conference for museum and museum education professionals, and this year was special because this is the 40th anniversary of… Continue reading #NYCMER2019: the Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow of Museum Education