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Museums I Visited While I Was in College: Springfield Museums

Added on August, 8, 2019 For this month’s patron request, I am going to share memories of museums I visited back when I was in college. If you would like to learn more about Patreon and make your own requests please visit my Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/lindseysteward . One of my previous blog posts had… Continue reading Museums I Visited While I Was in College: Springfield Museums

Virtual Museum Experiences: Impressions of Museum Education Roundtable’s Journal of Museum Education

August 1, 2019 This week Museum Education Roundtable released the forty-fourth volume, number three edition of their journal, Journal of Museum Education, online. In case you are not familiar with the journal, the Journal of Museum Education is a peer-reviewed journal released by the Museum Education Roundtable four times a year that explores and reports… Continue reading Virtual Museum Experiences: Impressions of Museum Education Roundtable’s Journal of Museum Education

Historic House Keeping: A Hands-On Professional Development Experience

July 18, 2019 On previous blog posts, I shared my experiences in participating in professional development programs including conferences and seminars. I participated in another program that would not only help me refresh my skills as a public historian and museum professional but could also help several museum professionals who are responsible for collections. Also,… Continue reading Historic House Keeping: A Hands-On Professional Development Experience

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