A Special Kind of Leader: Small Museum Leadership Characteristics

Leadership is leadership, but an argument can be made that being the leader of…


Kiosks Should Add, Not Distract

How can you install an interactive display without it taking away from the…


How Can You Build a Kiosk from a Tablet?

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


Building Kiosks from Tablets on a Shoe-String Budget

Few things are more daunting to a small museum director than walking through…


Lunch with colleagues (It’s more than eating)

  Mary is a long time museum professional who works for a state agency.…


Staying Plugged In…

It’s Electric! Connection…the very concept, elusive as it is, is the thread by…


To Do or Not to Do: Professional Development

Note: I completely support professional development for museum staff. The sole…


Site Rentals: The Challenging Intersection of Mission and Money

Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, President Lincoln's Cottage…


Report Cards - They're Not Just For Kids

Do you ever give your small museum a report card? Okay, okay. You may call them…


A Parent By Any Other Name...Part 2

As Paul noted in Part 1 of this blog, every opportunity in an academic museum…