Fingerprints and Votives

I just read a brilliant post by “Museum Anarchist” Frank Vagnone on his blog,…


Engaging the Public: Seven Rules

Steven Lubar, Director of Brown University's Public Humanities Program has…


Communicating Across Languages

Docent Kathy Gunn sizes up her group as she begins a tour of the Workman……


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…


Easy Things the Tenement Museum Does So Right

I really love the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. You certainly can’t deny the…


It’s in the Code

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


Last Call for Visitors Count in 2014

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Survey Visitors This Year Using Visitors Count!…


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…


Apply Now for 2014 Developing History Leaders @SHA

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


Do You Docent?

Colleague, former Education and Interpretation Committee member, and all around…