Not Just Another Event Center

The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens, Inc. in Fishers, Indiana is…


Remaining Relevant with New Construction

At the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home (JWR Home) in Indianapolis, we find…


Valentine's Day -- Bah, Humbug!

Wedding party at Lippitt House Museum. Courtesy of Yaritza Colon Photography Oh…


Together We Can Listen – Incorporating Evaluation Pt. 2

Building the capacity for evaluation at a historic house museum can be a…


"Borrowing" Great Ideas!

Don't you love when you see an idea on social media and know it will work for…


Are Guided Tours at Historic Houses Dead?

Last week, I was following a thread on the AASLH Historic House Museum List…


Alt-rock and Historic Sites in Georgia

Georgia is home to many interesting things:  Gone with the Wind, the world's…


Youth & Philanthropy -- A Whole 'Nother Animal

I get the feeling that fundraising is a dirty word in some historic house…


Fingerprints and Votives

I just read a brilliant post by “Museum Anarchist” Frank Vagnone on his blog,…


A Word (or Two) about Relevance

Relevance is a word that has become common at historic house museums. To be…