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Planning a Press Day
Inviting the media for a private tour can create important new partnerships. Here are some tips for planning a Press Day at your museum.
BOOK REVIEW – Exhibit Labels
Exhibit Labels by Beverly Serrell is a wonderful introduction for the novice museum writer, as well as a guide to improving the well-seasoned writer's exhibit label copy.
BOOK REVIEW - Museum Registration Methods
This wonderful one-stop shopping publication provides an excellent overview of collection management processes and procedures for new and experienced museum professionals.
The Old North Church
Museum folks can be tough to impress. But on a recent trip to Boston I was enthralled by a tour guide at The Old North Church, the site of Paul Revere’s famous two lantern signal that “the British were coming by sea.”
When traveling to the Thousand Islands region of New York, a stop at Boldt Castle is a must!
Photo Digitization Projects
Taking a photo of each artifact or scanning every archival piece in your collection is daunting. But there are many reasons to get started on a digitization project.
Tips for Cleaning Artifacts
Before you clean artifacts entrusted in your care, read these tips!
Museums in the Movies – The Maiden Heist
This quirky comedy about three museum security guards who plan to steal their favorite pieces of art to prevent them from leaving the country is a must-see for anyone who loves museums!
Tips for Preserving Old Letters
It's important to use the proper materials to preserve old letters, envelopes and archival materials so they will be around for future generations to enjoy!
Victorian Mourning Customs
Many museum collections include artifacts related to 19th century mourning rituals. The Victorians believed an outward display of mourning was a sign of respect for the deceased.
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