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Reimagining History: A Presidential Visit

Last Friday I wrote an open letter to President Barack Obama inviting him to the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). I provided facts about the educational impact of museums (thank you, AAM), name dropped Conway and Buttons, and even offered a personal tour (by yours truly). Well, President Obama spoke at Capital University and left Columbus without touring OHS. … Continue reading

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SHA: A Fertile Environment for Real Learning, Powerful Networking & Organizational Change

Yesterday’s “Why Should You Attend SHA?” Museum Minute blog post by Mark Sundlov is a tough act to follow. Did anyone else get a kick out of “the Dude’s rug” reference? Genius! Jason Crabill (@CrabillJ), Manager of Curatorial Services at the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, Ohio, continues the 11 posts in 11 days from the SHA Class … Continue reading

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Ohio Museums Association: Call for 2012 Session Proposals

Planning for the Ohio Museums Association (OMA)‘s 2012 Annual Conference (April 15-16, 2012), hosted at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, is underway. The theme for this year is: Iconic Experiences: Museums As Cornerstones of Ohio Communities. Iconic artifacts and experiences – and the museums that house them – are indispensable cornerstones … Continue reading

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