Imagination Takes Flight at Historic Sites

In 1902, notorious outlaw Harry Tracy held the Johnson family hostage at their…


Connecting to Educators - Back to Basics: Audience Input

Recently I was asked to lead a webinar on connecting with educators for Ohio…


Engaging the Public: Seven Rules

Steven Lubar, Director of Brown University's Public Humanities Program has…


Where are All the School Groups Part 2 -- Teachers

As mentioned in the last installment of this View from the Porch, teachers are…


Where are the School Groups?

As the Curator/Director of a historic house in a small town, I hear the…


The Power of Working Together

Recently, the San Marcos Hotel, a resort hotel at the center of our community,…


UPDATE: The Endagered Lecture Series

In March I wrote a blog post asking whether lecture series are endangered. I…


Simple Collaboration

Recently I was reminded of how scary and inspiring collaboration can be; and of…


University Museum Studies Programs and Small Museums, a Win-Win Collaboration

I’ve been the Director of the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa, a small museum in…


Lessons from a Museum Merger

I could write multiple posts about why it became necessary for Portland Harbor…