StEPs to Deaccessioning Education

We’ve all been there…that moment when you find something truly strange hidden…


Approaching Docent Training

This summer we are completely overhauling our brick-and-mortar historical…


The Dreaded Guided Tour. . .

When I arrived at the Detroit Historical Society in October 2010, I learned…


Where do I find...

As small museum professionals, we’re all used to wearing many hats. In fact,…


Accidents Will Happen…

A young girl on a field trip runs into a pole at full speed!  She is so…


Politicians Are People, Too!

Why don’t people give money or time to an organization? Research on…


Exactly What You Bargained For: Contracting Presenters

So, you’ve planned the perfect program, found an enthusiastic audience and now…


Accessibility and the Arts

At the invitation of the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Mid-America Arts…


Eyes on the Prize

Completing scholarship and grant applications can be stressful, but don’t let…


Small Museum Toolkit

I’ve worked closely with AASLH’s Small Museum Committee since 2007. Since then,…