How Can You Build a Kiosk from a Tablet?

We wanted to create an interactive system for less than $750 per kiosk. By…


Network of Museums – What is our role?

Whether we exchange art, artifacts or expertise, I’ve always believed…


History Is Not Comfortable

What's It Like To Be Transgendered in Morrison County, MN? Exhibit by Morrison…


An Intern's Experience

I wanted to share one of our intern's experience with the community. After…


Managing the Hands-On Collection

We all know that hands-on learning opportunities are engaging, and result in…


Do History Museums Still Need Objects? I'm Not Sure

I’ve been pondering the central question of Rainey Tisdale’s article (“Do…


The Immortal Museum

Let's face it. Death is inevitable. While science works to increase the human…


"Rethinking the Rembrandt Rule" Meets the Real World

In his 2007 piece Rethinking the Rembrandt Rule, Jim Vaughan put forward the…


Back to Basics

National Museum of Ireland I recently had the wonderful opportunity to visit…


“… or a building full of old stuff” – Part IV

The school tours are the biggest yearly program for the museum. The museum…