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Patron Request: Does History Repeat Itself? A Discussion About This Concept

Added to Medium, June 14, 2018 One of the common thoughts that has been discussed numerous times over the years is “does history repeat itself”. We continue to ask ourselves this question as well as: What makes history repeat itself? Individuals in and outside of academia talked about the concept of history repeating itself especially… Continue reading Patron Request: Does History Repeat Itself? A Discussion About This Concept

Patron Request: People’s Experiences during the Great Depression

Added to Medium, May 31, 2018 As a benefit of being a Patreon contributor, you can send in requests for upcoming blog posts. For this week, I was asked to write about a topic in history that always interested this patron: people’s experience during the Great Depression. She is interested in this topic because she… Continue reading Patron Request: People’s Experiences during the Great Depression

Social Media Journalists at Conferences: My Experience As One At NYCMER 2018

Added to Medium, May 24, 2018 At each conference I have attended, and of course I am sure everyone reading this post felt this way as well, there are so many sessions I have wanted to attend but I could not be in more places at once. Twitter began to provide opportunities to share information… Continue reading Social Media Journalists at Conferences: My Experience As One At NYCMER 2018

To Capture or Not to Capture: The Long Debate About Photography in Museums

Added to Medium, May 17, 2018 For as long as I can remember, I have come across a number of signs in museums that express their values in taking pictures within the exhibits. Museums post various signs such as “no photography”, “no flash photography”, and “no selfie sticks”. As a museum professional, I have received… Continue reading To Capture or Not to Capture: The Long Debate About Photography in Museums

What are the Best Practices for Historic House Museums?

Added to Medium, May 11, 2018 I thought about more recently about my past experiences in the museum field, specifically in historic house museums. Like all museums, historic house museums take a lot of time and resources to run. As museum professionals, we search through various resources and have discussions among colleagues to figure out… Continue reading What are the Best Practices for Historic House Museums?

Significant Resources in the Museum Field

Added to Medium, May 3, 2018 As museum professionals, we continue to develop our education through professional development resources provided in various sources including but not limited to books, websites, blogs, webinars, conferences, seminars, and magazines. We learn so much from these resources, and therefore we continue to use the same ones we continuously use.… Continue reading Significant Resources in the Museum Field

Education Programming: How Important Flexibility is in School Programs

Added to Medium, April 19, 2018 I have discussed about school programs in museums in previous blog posts, such as “Museum Education Programs: The Challenges of Having Chaperones Be Effective Participants” and “Museum and School Partnerships: Why They Are Important for Education”, however I thought I would discuss in more detail about how education programs… Continue reading Education Programming: How Important Flexibility is in School Programs