Eight years into his career and Marcus A. Harshaw, Jr. is still an emerging museum professional. He started in public program and exhibition experience roles for the Indiana State Museum and now manages the department of Special Programs and Exhibits for Cincinnati Museum Center. A self-proclaimed, museum junkie, Marcus loves to travel visiting as many … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Indianapolis
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
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
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
SHA is a Career-Changing Experience
Today’s “Why Should You Attend SHA?” Museum Minute blog post is brought to you by one of my favorite people, Becca Loofbourrow (@rloofbou), Coordinator of the Indiana Jr. Historical Society at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana. Why is Becca one of my favorite people? She is obsessed with the Barenaked Ladies. I am not, however, Becca is … Continue reading
Application Deadline for SHA: May 21
The Seminar for Historical Administration (SHA) application deadline is May 21. SHA is hosted at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis. What is SHA? SHA is the longest-running professional development seminar in the country specifically targeted to full-time, paid staff of history institutions with a minimum of three years of challenging work experience in the … 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