StEPs Groups: More Than "Misery Loves Company"

Organizations enrolled in StEPs are finding they make much more progress when…


Reflections on the Small Museums Committee: A Conversation with Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko

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


Get Your Feet Wet With Visitor Surveys

Many years ago, I worked at a small historic site in Virginia. Every Monday…


Jump Right In And Get Your Feet Wet!

Wednesday, July 31, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern (login at 12:45 p.m.)   You're…


A Special Kind of Leader: Small Museum Leadership Characteristics

Leadership is leadership, but an argument can be made that being the leader of…


"We Gotta Do What????"

You have a new facility for your community museum’s collection. Well, it’s…


Turning Your "Aarrgghh!" into "Ahhhhhh...."

Some may regard maintenance and renovation work - with all of its noise, dust…


Report Cards - They're Not Just For Kids

Do you ever give your small museum a report card? Okay, okay. You may call them…


Taking a New Point of View

National Public Radio recently broadcast a story about the Smithsonian’s new…