Telling a Good Story Makes for a Better Tour

The guided tour... people either love them or hate them. A good guided tour can…


"What I’m Looking for in a Museum Visit": The Seasoned Museum-Goer

Sometimes, people who start out as our visitors become something more:…


Interpretation at Catered Events

Catered events have become an increasingly important part of the business…


How Clean are Your Interactives?

As a museum educator, I was horrified when I saw the media headlines alleging…


How can you assign a price to a docent program?

“Sorry Dorothy… but here’s your pink slip. You’ve been useful for the last 38…


Sharing What Matters

I recently came across a Facebook post from a friend who loves history, but…


Next Week: Two AASLH Webinars on Volunteer Management

Build the Best Volunteer Staff You Can With AASLH’s Online Training in…


When Volunteers Go Rogue. . .

At the 2013 AASLH Annual Meeting, I attended a great session on revamping…


A Little Help from Our Friends: AASLH Technical Leaflets

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


A “Senior” Moment on Guided Tours

By 2015, AARP forecasts that 45% of the United States population will be age 50…