Returning a Lady to Glory

The Peacock House in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood sat for decades moldering…


Reflections on the Small Museums Committee: A Conversation with Carol Harsh

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


Easy Things the Tenement Museum Does So Right

I really love the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. You certainly can’t deny the…


Food in Museums Survey

The Conservation Committee of the Society for the Preservation of Natural…


No Buttons? No Problem. Helping Families Interact with Non-Interactive Exhibits

My son T not only enjoys museum visits; he already knows how to find the best…


Bring the Boy to the Farm...

Firestone Farm is the largest living history site in Greenfield Village in…


Defining Sacred Place

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what distinguishes a place that is sacred…


Reflecting on the AASLH Conference Inspiration for Small Historic Sites

Thanks to a Small Museums scholarship, I attended the AASLH annual conference…


Sealing Historic House Windows

One of the members of the historic house list serv posted the following…


Teach the Past and Eat it Too

Colonial Williamsburg interpreters roast a pig. Virginia Gazette photo. Food is…