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DHL@SHA Gathering at #AAM2014
Originally posted on History Leadership Institute:
If you are attending AAM in Seattle, you might have noticed that there is no DHL@SHA reception on the official schedule. Fear not, lovers of all things SHA! We, too, believe that an AAM meeting is incomplete without an SHA get together. When: Tuesday, May 20 5:30-7:30pm Where: Tap…
Meet a Museum Blogger: Johnna McEntee
Johnna McEntee is an all-around museum-lover, and the Executive Director of the Ohio Museums Association. Equally at home in the gardens of an arboretum, the exhibits of a history museum or the galleries of an art museum, exploring the halls of science centers and visiting animal friends at zoos – and all manner of cultural … Continue reading
Meet a Museum Blogger: Cate Bayles
Cate Bayles learns through teaching. After deciding that traditional classroom instruction wasn’t for her, she sought out museums as a route to informal learning. Her museum internship journey has taken her to a variety of institutions, big and small, all over the U.S. In May, she completed a MA in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown … Continue reading
AASLH 2012 Debrief
As you may have noticed, I started vlogging (video + blogging = vlogging) from Salt Lake City while attending #AASLH2012. Unfortunately, that lasted all of two days. Why? I spoke at four sessions during the conference and was (still sorta am – long story) working on a white paper deadline. Plus, I ran into quite … Continue reading
AAM: What’s in a Name?
If you visited www.aam-us.org last week you may have been surprised by the unannounced soft launch of the new website design. I received several texts and Facebook messages from colleagues regarding the silent update. My initial response was, “wow, the website looks much better” followed by, “what is that logo?” followed by, “is that a new name?” … Continue reading
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
An Open Letter to the President: Call Me Maybe?
Did you know that this week is (or should I say was – it is Friday, after all) Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week? Did your institution participate? Personally, I did not. I’m still pretty new to the Ohio Historical Society (yesterday made 1 month at the new job, btw! I can’t believe it!) and my … Continue reading
SHA Reminded Me How Lucky I Am To Do What I Do
The 11 posts in 11 days from the SHA Class of 2011 Museum Minute countdown continues today with a post from…ME! I attended an information session about the Seminar for Historical Administration at the 2010 American Association of Museums Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. While there, Rich Cooper, a recent participant (as well as a … Continue reading
Seminar for Historical Administration: Thank You!
I’ve been out of town for three weeks. THREE WEEKS! That’s three weeks away from the office, my dog…and did I mention the office? Where was I? I was at the Seminar for Historical Administration (SHA) in Indianapolis, Indiana. What is SHA? SHA is the longest-running professional development seminar in the country specifically targeted to … Continue reading