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Misappropriating Culture: Where “Playing Indian” & Cultural Sensitivities Collide

In less than a week the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air on CBS. I wasn’t formally introduced to the show until my freshman year of college – and I will always remember that evening as the quietest night I ever experienced in my college career in the dorm. I didn’t hear any loud music, … Continue reading

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The Tick Tock of Lincoln’s Watch

Did you see Lincoln this weekend? It killed me, but I waited (not so patiently) so that I could see it this evening with my Columbus Emerging Museum Professionals (EMP) group friends. If you’re in the Columbus, Ohio area feel free to join us tonight! All of the details are on the Columbus EMP Facebook page. In my preparation for viewing … Continue reading

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Volunteer Engagement is Everyone’s Job

Today’s Museum Minute post on volunteer engagement is brought to you by Guest Blogger, Carolyn Noe. Carolyn started volunteering in museums 11 years ago and edits The Volunteer Management Daily. She holds a BS in Interdisciplinary Social Science from Florida State University and an MA in Museum Studies from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She has worked with museum … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Igniting Culture with @unmuseum

This week’s Museum Minute is brought to you by Jenn Nelson (@unmuseum). Jenn is a graduate of Western University in Canada. She holds a BA in History and Political Science from Huron University College at Western and an MA in Public History. Jenn has worked for several museums and heritage institutions including National Museums Scotland … Continue reading

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Save that Dress!

What?!? Do you have a wedding dress just “hanging around” your home or museum collection? Well today’s post is for you. Today’s Museum Minute, written by my dear friend and colleague, Steven Rosengard, is all about wedding dress preservation. Take it away, Steve! Calling all Brides!   Many of you may have gone through the trouble … Continue reading

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Through a Child’s Eyes

Today, Museum Minute welcomes our first guest blogger! Take it away, Jenn: Thank you to Lindsey for letting me guest blog.  Having both attended Eastern Illinois University’s Historical Administration program at different times, then serving on the alumni board of same program, we’ve known each other semi-professionally over the years.  Then, when she moved to … Continue reading

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