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How the Government Shutdown Affects Museum Workers

Added to Medium, January 17, 2019 As the government shutdown continues in the United States, federal workers are struggling to financially support themselves and their families. Many museum professionals who work in museums that were not able to be open because of the shutdown are among the federal workers struggling for the past 27 days… Continue reading How the Government Shutdown Affects Museum Workers

A New Year: What Needs to be Accomplished in the Museum Field

Added to Medium, January 10th, 2019 We are in the new year and this is the time of year when we figure out what and how we will accomplish our goals and resolutions. Museum professionals, especially myself, develop personal and professional goals. For museum professionals to accomplish the goals and resolutions, there are a number… Continue reading A New Year: What Needs to be Accomplished in the Museum Field

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