Meet a Museum Blogger: Adrianne Russell
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Adrianne Russell

Adrianne Russell is a culture fan passionate about museums, education, and performing arts. She lives with her husband and two tuxedo cats in the Kansas Flint Hills (literally, “where the buffalo roam”). When she’s not adding to her must-see museums lists, she’s reading, writing, crafting plans for the zombie apocalypse, and dreaming of being a professional baked goods tester. Do … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? January 19 – 25

Bieber-Fever Justin Bieber Uses Spencer Train Museum as Photo Shoot Backdrop The N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer can add Justin Bieber to the heartthrobs who have used it as a backdrop. The Salisbury Post reported had a three-hour photo shoot Monday at the museum, which was closed to the public for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Gretchen Jennings
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Gretchen Jennings

Gretchen Jennings is a museum administrator, educator, and exhibition project director. Her B.A. and M.A. are in History from, respectively, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana and Concordia University, Montreal. From 2005 to 2007 she served as Director of Education for Interpretation and Visitor Experience at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. She has … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums this Week? January 12 – 18

Controversy Israel’s Controversial King Herod Exhibition On Tuesday, Israel’s national museum announced the opening of the world’s first exhibition devoted to the archaeological legacy of King Herod, the biblical Roman-Jewish king who ruled Jerusalem from 37 to 4 BC. The Israel Museum will debut the Herod the Great exhibition on 13 February despite protests from Palestinians who object to the … Continue reading

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New Report: NMC Horizon Report, 2012 Museum Edition

It’s a new week, so that means there’s a new highly influential, field defining report to check out! The 2012 Museum Edition of the New Media Consortium Horizon Report has arrived. To get the run down, watch the video below. Did you catch all of that? There’s a lot of rich information in this report. I really … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums this Week? January 5 – 11

It’s 2013 and the new features of Museum Minute continue to roll out! Starting today we are introducing a new Friday feature titled, What Happened in Museums this Week? The goal of this feature is to highlight a few stories from the week, bring them to your attention and, hopefully, generate a conversation. This week’s stories? … Continue reading

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