Coming Soon: Forgotten Fortunes

By Donovan Jacobs Does your state, county, city, or other region have a story…


Five Lessons From One Quirky Museum

While on vacation with my family in New England this summer, I had the joy of…


A person stands contemplatively before the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. The silhouette of the Washington Memorial is in the background.

Book Review: The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Space Between

This review originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of History News. The…


The brick walled side of the Museum of the Bible, hung with five vertical banners. A glass domed roof sits atop the building.

The Museum of the Bible: Thoughts on Museum Location and Historical Timing

By John E. Baucom, Graduate Student, University of Oklahoma This past March, I…


Join the Blue Star Museums Program!

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts,…


Take Me Out to the (Old Timey) Ball Game

Full disclosure: I'm no sports fan. Not even close. But last year I discovered…


Five Organizations Earn StEPs Certificates in April

We congratulate these members who earned StEPs certificates last month! The…


Education Crash Course at Locust Grove Workshop

Last month, I attended my first AASLH workshop, "Focusing on Visitors: Public…


Personal Encounters with the Tough Stuff of History

In the last few years, our field has begun to engage more intentionally with…


Out with the Old, In with the Slightly More Updated and Stimulating Exhibit Experience

The Hezekiah Alexander House on the Charlotte Museum of History's property…