What I Look For In A Museum Visit

What I Look for in a Museum Visit is an on-going series in which museum…


Not Just Another Event Center

The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens, Inc. in Fishers, Indiana is…


Beyond Comment Cards

During the past year or so, I assisted the Bullock Texas State History Museum…


Then Now Wow Observation

Working on a team of evaluators to observe a child as he or she explores an…


Connecting to Educators - Back to Basics: Audience Input

Recently I was asked to lead a webinar on connecting with educators for Ohio…


It’s in the Code

As director of a local historical society in upstate New York with three…


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!"…


Going Beyond the Survey: Engagement through Facilitated Dialogue

Although it's been months since AASLH's 2013 Annual Meeting in…


iPad Interviews at Monticello

During this past year, Monticello undertook a three-stage visitor evaluation to…


Get Your Feet Wet With Visitor Surveys

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