The SCARY Truth Facing Historic Houses

The ghost of Christmas Yet to Be brings Scrooge all of the bad news in…


Visitor Feedback Stations

Revisiting some great readings from earlier this year, I came across a nice…


Excited About the Online Conference? I Am

As the 2015 AASLH Annual Meeting Intern, one of my duties is coordinating the…


A Message From Baltimore -- What's Your Response?

When breaking news brings national attention to explosive issues and when riots…


When Things Aren't in the Plan

Long before I got into museum work, I was a big fan of plans.  Life plans,…


From Peru to Memphis: Successful Community Museum Projects

Small museums dot the landscape of rural communities throughout the United…


We Wish you a Merry (oh, shut up already!)

Holiday decorating at historic house museums takes many forms.   There are…


When Now Becomes Then

Last year, a local historical society asked me to narrate a video they planned…


Engaging the Public: Seven Rules

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


Where are the School Groups?

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