"What Did the Women Do?": Using Museum Theatre to Share Multiple Perspectives from the Past

“What did the women do?” This question from our Executive Director was the…


Webinar: Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites

The Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic…


Guests are People Too: Avoiding Toxic Behind-the-Scenes Venting

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society   Anyone have school…


Storify from #AASLHchat on Incorporating Pop Culture into Tours and Programming

Last week, AASLH hosted our very first #AASLHchat on Twitter. Our guest hosts,…


Telling a Good Story Makes for a Better Tour

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


Cemeteries: The Eternal Classroom

When I read Michele M. Celani’s blog post about the effectiveness of historical…


Gotta Catch ‘Em All: The Battle over Pokémon Go in Museums

Given the positive and negative stigma surrounding Pokémon Go I decided to…


What Taking History to Underserved Communities Taught Me About Museum Education

This summer, I am completing a fellowship program through The Columbus…


Bringing Women's History into the Classroom: The 2016 George Washington Teacher Institute

Since 1999, the George Washington Teacher Institute at Mount Vernon provides…


Is There a Place for Pokémon Go in History Museums?

Some very excited colleagues came into my office earlier this week: “Hey…we’re…