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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,300 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading

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The City “Museum”

The view from the top – at the City Museum. This past weekend I had the opportunity to visit a good friend in St. Louis. It was our annual “girls’ weekend” and our hostess suggested we visit the City Museum. She also suggested we wear pants and sneakers, dress comfortably, and leave our purses in … 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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Announcing Our Team!

Museum Minute is about to get a lot more exciting — there are now three of us on the Museum Minute Team. We’re planning to post 3+ posts each week and hopefully our diverse experiences will lead to some really neat entries. I wanted to officially introduce our wonderful new contributors–be prepared to see posts … Continue reading

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Preserving Boxes

Ah, boxes. If you’re a collector of something that comes in a box, then you know that preserving the box can be a key part of retaining the item’s value. Museum folks preserve boxes because, well, if an item finds itself in the collection, it needs to be preserved.* And still, other people wish to … Continue reading

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