Book Review: A Practical Guide to Museum Ethics

This review originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of History News. A…


StEPs Spotlight: Essex Historical Society is Achieving Success Through Change and Risk-Taking

Exciting changes are happening at the 900 organizations taking part in the…


Preserving Neighborhood History in a Growing City

Photo by Susie Trexler. Demolition of historic buildings and the construction…


The Woodlands Grave Gardeners: Volunteers and Partnerships in Historic Cemeteries

By Starr E. Herr-Cardillo The Woodlands Cemetery is a 54-acre National…


How Do You Work Before Your Work: Office Space and Museum Tour Prep

My office was recently found itself in a discussion about office layouts for an…


Using Front Line Staff to Build the Best Visitor Experience

Do a quick Google search for the definition of Visitor Experience. Go ahead.…


"What I’m Looking for in a Museum Visit": The Seasoned Museum-Goer

Sometimes, people who start out as our visitors become something more:…


Interpretation at Catered Events

Catered events have become an increasingly important part of the business…


Taming Your "Wild" Docents

It seems you can't go a week without encountering a museum-related article in…