Meet a Museum Blogger: Becca Beck
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Becca Beck

Becca Beck is the Assistant Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) in Indianapolis, Indiana. She started working at IHS almost ten years ago as a graduate student intern and then ran the Indiana Junior Historical Society for nine years. She is a graduate of the Seminar for Historical Administration, class … 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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SHA: Not Only Refreshing, but Empowering

As promised, the “Why Should You Attend SHA?” 11 posts in 11 days from the SHA Class of 2011 Museum Minute countdown concludes today with a post from Dr. Patricia Williams Lessane, Executive Director at the Avery Research Center at The College of Charleston. Take it away, Patricia. I didn’t know what to expect when I applied for SHA. I only knew that … Continue reading

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History Matters. SHA Matters. You Matter.

Applications for the Seminar for Historical Administration are due TOMORROW. Are you ready? Are you editing your application materials? Looking for some last minute inspiration? Look no further. Today’s “Why Should You Attend SHA?” post by John Elder will do the trick. John, an Indianapolis native, is a natural entertainer. He worked at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, in Fishers, Indiana, for nearly 14 … Continue reading

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SHA: A Necessary Catalyst that Helped Refine & Affirm My Place in the Field & Commitment to It

It’s Saturday. The application deadline for the Seminar for Historical Administration is knocking on the door. Are you ready? There are only 3 days left (including today) to apply. For those of you still on the fence, I think today’s “Why Should You Attend SHA?” post by my SHA roomie, Lillian Diep, Creative Content Manager at the Homestead Museum … Continue reading

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SHA is an Awesome “Camp” for Adults in Our Field

The weekend is upon us and there are 4 days left (including today) to apply for the Seminar for Historical Administration. The “Why Should You Attend SHA?” 11 posts in 11 days from the SHA Class of 2011 continues today with Cynthia Capers (@eighthcyn), Associate Director of Education and Changing Exhibitions at the Holocaust Museum Houston in Houston, Texas. Summer camps are often maligned in … Continue reading

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