From California to Italy, Visitor Engagement and Meaning-Making Matter

By Alexandra Rasic, Director of Public Programs, Workman and Temple Family…


Join the Blue Star Museums Program!

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts,…


Engaging New Museum Audiences with Pokémon Go

As a follow-up to Alexandra Rasic’s blog last week, "Is There a Place for…


Is There a Place for Pokémon Go in History Museums?

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


Using Front Line Staff to Build the Best Visitor Experience

Do a quick Google search for the definition of Visitor Experience. Go ahead.…


Mount Vernon Releases New Animated Feature

AASLH Member Since 1984 Washington’s Winter Campaign Comes to Life in Mount…


Join the Blue Star Museums Program!

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts,…


#Hashtag Revolution

With many museum visitors now carrying smart devices everywhere they go, a…


Pictures Say It All

Recently I saw a Facebook post from a museum boasting about how exciting a day…


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…