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Reaction: Giving Tuesday & Low Salaries in Museums

Added to Medium, December 6, 2018 Many museum professionals, as well as non-profit professionals, are familiar with Giving Tuesday. This takes place annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to ask shoppers to consider donating money to non-profit organizations, and museums also participate in asking visitors to donate to help support museums. It is ironic that while… Continue reading Reaction: Giving Tuesday & Low Salaries in Museums

Patron Request: Museum Impressions, John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Added to Medium, November 29, 2018 For this month’s patron request, I am going to give my impressions about John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. In previous patron requests, I wrote about museums I have visited during my childhood. This time I have written about a museum I visited while I was in college and my… Continue reading Patron Request: Museum Impressions, John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Recap: The 100th Annual New England Museum Association Conference

It has been a long time since I talked about my experience and experienced the New England Museum Association (NEMA) conference. After a few years of not being able to attend the conference, I chose to attend the 100th annual NEMA conference. As always, I had a positive learning experience as well as reunited with… Continue reading Recap: The 100th Annual New England Museum Association Conference

Museums vs. The Couch: How Museums Can Retain Relevance and Visitation

Added to Medium, September 27, 2018 Museums always need to think about and plan how they can stay relevant as society's expectations change and as technology advances. In previous blog posts, I discussed about relevance and its significance in museums and history. For instance, I wrote about how museums can use the history of food… Continue reading Museums vs. The Couch: How Museums Can Retain Relevance and Visitation

Patron Request: Museum Impressions, Abigail Adams Birthplace

Added to Medium, September 13, 2018 This post is made possible by the contribution from Patreon, a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service as well as ways for artists and writers to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to patrons. Is there a museum you would like… Continue reading Patron Request: Museum Impressions, Abigail Adams Birthplace