Meet a Museum Blogger: Leah Melber, Ph.D.
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Leah Melber, Ph.D.

Leah Melber, Ph.D. began her career in informal education while a college student in 1991 by joining the staff of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County as an interpreter within their children’s Discovery Center. She was immediately intrigued by how the physical setting of a museum or zoo can completely redefine, and reinvigorate, the learning … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? April 20 – 26

ABBA Museum World’s First ABBA Museum Ready to Open Fans of the legendary Swedish disco group ABBA can hardly wait: in just a few weeks, Stockholm will open the doors to the world’s first museum dedicated to the iconic foursome. After ABBA The Movie in 1977, the Mamma Mia musical and movie, and a 2010 travelling museum exhibit, the world’s first … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? April 13 – April 19

Anne Frank a “Belieber”? Anne Frank Museum Defends Bieber After Furore Over “She Would Have Been a Belieber” Amsterdam’s Anne Frank Museum on Monday defended teen idol Justin Bieber amid a furore over his comments that he hoped the Jewish teen who died in a Nazi camp would have been a fan. “We think that what’s special … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Kiron Mukherjee
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Kiron Mukherjee

At the age of fourteen, Kiron Mukherjee got his first job at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Ten years and 12 different positions later, he’s still there, coordinating the museum’s family and children’s programming. He has a keen interest in emerging technologies, promotional marketing and providing engaging and educational children’s programming with equitable access for all. … … Continue reading

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