Houses in the Mail...Within These Walls at the Smithsonian

Working at a historic house museum presents its own set of challenges,…


Apply Now for 2014 Developing History Leaders @SHA

For more than 50 years, SHA has provided an intensive residential professional…


Cooking up History

In more than 15 years of working in museums, from art museums to historic…


Social Media Help for the Small Museum

Like most small museum directors, I wear many hats. As much as I enjoy facing…


Bring Out Your Dead

With the coming of the New Year I have been reflecting a lot on…death...that’s…


AASLH Membership Something for Everyone

If you’re like me, you’ve often asked yourself, “Why should I join another…


A Little Help from Our Friends: AASLH Technical Leaflets

The key reason we named our original Educators and Interpreters blog…


From a Small Museum Scholarship Winner

John Ward House, c.1710. One of three historic buildings at the Buttonwoods…


By and For Small Museums

In November 2008, a Request for Proposal, was sent out to members of the…


Paying it Forward...

Any worker in a small museum can find an excuse not to participate in…