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…


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!"…


Apply Now for 2014 Developing History Leaders @SHA

For more than 50 years, SHA has provided an intensive residential professional…


Lessons from a Museum Merger

I could write multiple posts about why it became necessary for Portland Harbor…


Finding Inspiration in the Mundane

I’m no Grinch! I do not self-identify in the slightest way with Scrooge. I love…


Museums and Improv Comedy?

Over at the Tufts Museum Studies blog, Madeline Karp has posted the latest…


AASLH Membership Something for Everyone

If you’re like me, you’ve often asked yourself, “Why should I join another…


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…