Content Categorized ‘community’

How Twitter helped me write exhibit labels

Posted on September 6, 2011 under community, me, museums, twitterstorians | 3 Comments

This post is part of a blog celebration of two-year anniversary of the #twitterstorians community, organized by the indefatigable Katrina Gulliver. I’ve spent most of the past two years working on a very large automotive history exhibit. 80,000 sq ft, to be exact–bigger than most museums and probably the biggest exhibit I will ever have […]

Mayday for Tennessee Museums

Posted on May 6, 2010 under community, libraries, preservation | 1 Comment

Disaster preparedness is necessary for cultural institutions.  When the waters rise, or the fire breaks out, does your museum know what to save first?  Who to call for conservation help?  May 1 is the international day of cultural heritage disaster preparedness awareness (I’m sure someone has developed a catchier title), and this year it coincided […]