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What is the Right Fit? A Deeper Analysis of Museum Boards

Added to Medium, January 18, 2018 In previous blog posts, I talked about museum boards and how important the relationship between boards and staff are to keep the museum functioning. I decided to go into more detail about museum boards since I got the latest American Alliance of Museum’s (AAM’s) in the mail. AAM’s recent… Continue reading What is the Right Fit? A Deeper Analysis of Museum Boards

Online Communities: Why They Are So Important for Museum Professionals

Originally added on Medium, December 7, 2017 One of the best ways for museum professionals to fulfill their professional growth is to learn from each other through online communities. I follow and participate in the Facebook group Emerging Museum Professionals and in #MuseumEdChat on Twitter. There are many Emerging Museum Professionals Facebook groups for local… Continue reading Online Communities: Why They Are So Important for Museum Professionals

Creating an Environment-Friendly World with Museums

Added to Medium, November 16, 2017 Our society is continuing to becoming more aware of what we can do to preserve our environment, and museums are great resources for this preservation. I have come across many articles, blog posts, and other resources discussing the environment and sustainability. We can use these resources as we move… Continue reading Creating an Environment-Friendly World with Museums

How to Work with Museum Boards: A Relationship Between the Staff and the Board

Added to Medium, November 9, 2017 As I assist with preparations for my museum’s board meeting this week, I thought more on what I have learned about the board’s role in the museum. Throughout my career so far, I became more involved in getting to know the board and what their impact is on the… Continue reading How to Work with Museum Boards: A Relationship Between the Staff and the Board

What Do You See? The Importance of the Visitors’ Perspectives

Added to Medium, November 2, 2017 Museums continue to work to make educational programs, events, and exhibits more visitor-centered. One of the first things museum professionals should consider is to understand the visitors perspective. It is sometimes easy to forget what it is like to see the museum one works for with a fresh perspective.… Continue reading What Do You See? The Importance of the Visitors’ Perspectives