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Book Review: Museums Involving Communities: Authentic Connections

This review originally appeared in the Winter 2019 issue of History News. Book…


Improving History Work: Collaboration Continues to Matter

Before there was an American Association for State and Local History, many…


Cracking the Nut to Reach Large Urban School Districts

As outreach educators in the museum world, many of us dream of taking our…


Why Focusing on Visitors Should Be Part of the Exhibit Planning Process

Many of us have played a role in creating a program or exhibit that we thought…


A Night at the Museum: Public-Private Collaboration Done Right

I was thrilled to attend the opening of American Enterprise, the new business…


Teamwork and Internal Collaboration

Recently, staff at the White House Historical Association were asked to…


"Borrowing" Great Ideas!

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


Treasure in Music City

AASLH staff were on hand to witness an exciting announcement on Monday, one…


Reflections on the Small Museums Committee: A Conversation with Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko

We’re looking back in time – March 31, 2004, to be exact – to when the Small…


2014 AASLH Annual Meeting: A Scholarship Winner's Perspective

As this year’s recipient of the Douglas Evelyn Scholarship for Minority…