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Attention Art Museum Professionals: Here’s a Thesis Research Survey on Financials & Attendance

I feel lucky to be a part of the museum community. Museum professionals are a supportive, tight knit group. While our collections, missions, and strategic plans may differ – we can all agree on one thing – what we do is pretty darn great. This career path takes passion, dedication, and gusto. From curators to … Continue reading

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New Report: NMC Horizon Report, 2013 Museum Edition

Last week, I excitedly wrote about Digital Engagement in Culture, Heritage and the Arts (the new digital strategy book by Jim Richardson and Jasper Visser). Well, this week I have more good news to share with you. It’s time to put on those reading glasses – the NMC Horizon Report, 2013 Museum Edition is here (its … Continue reading

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#MuseumGlossary

Russell Dornan, Museum Blogger, wants to create a free online museum glossary. Today he has invited the online museum community (you!) to share any or all museum terms you think should be included (feel free to link to any good definitions or sources). To see the list of Museum Glossary terms thus far, check out … Continue reading

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New Report: How Museums Are Addressing Health Issues
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New Report: How Museums Are Addressing Health Issues

This week I stumbled upon Jessica Naudziunas’ NPR blog post, “How To Make Museums More Inviting For Kids With Autism.” It’s a must read. Naudziunas’ article about 3-year-old Dylan Murphy, and his mom, Noelle, warmed my heart (and kudos to the Please Touch Museum’s Play Without Boundaries Initiative). Museums are many things (in no particular … Continue reading

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New Report: How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

I have two twitter chats scheduled on my calendar each week: #edutues on Tuesday afternoons, hosted by @QueensMuseum (Queens Museum of Art) and #mpossible, led by @SIEdLab (Smithsonian EdLab) on Thursday afternoons at 4pm. Both of these chats primarily focus on education. More often than not, however, the role of technology in education – and highlighted the museum … 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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