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…


Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science

The headline seems so logical to those of us in the history field. "Well, duh!"…


I Remember When - Part 3 (Betty’s Shoebox)

Betty's Shoebox - or, How I Came to Nomenclature Image courtesy of the Computer…


Do You Docent?

Colleague, former Education and Interpretation Committee member, and all around…


Hidden Collections Rock!

Minnesota Historical Society The headline grabbed me instantly, "Tiny…


Barned Again, Re-purposing a Historic Structure

Close the eye a moment and look at the picture fancy paints.  Every field in…


Key, Spoon? - New Terms Are Easy to Submit

Key, Spoon? – New Terms Are Easy to Submit Do you need Nomenclature terms for…


The Endangered "Lecture Series"

When it was founded in 1922, the Detroit Historical Society had two missions:…


Big Student Opportunties at Small Museums

When I was sixteen years old, a small town girl from Inverness, Florida, I went…