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  • Date: 01/01/2012
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Wendy Pollock, independent consultant and former manager of the exhibition program at ASTC, reflects on her experience with the science center movement and discusses the unanticipated effects traveling exhibitions can have on host museums and staff. Pollock explains how museums have commoditized exhibitions over time and offers ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2012
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Maria Mortati, Founder of the San Francisco Mobile Museum, discusses her experience launching a "pop-up" museum project in 2009. Mortati describes the process of selecting and designing mobile exhibitions, and shares best practices. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Ian Kerrigan, Assistant Director of Exhibition Development at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, articulates the importance of the 9/11 Memorial Museum being located at the World Trade Center site. Kerrigan goes on to explain how the museum is also serving as a archaeological site, how artifacts will play a pivotal ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Eugene Dillenburg, Assistant Professor of Museum Studies and Scholar at Michigan State University, seeks a universal definition for a museum, noting that the term nowadays describes institutions representing a broad range of sizes and disciplines. Dillenburg provides examples from museum literature and deconstructs these ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Rita Mukherjee Hoffstadt, Assistant Director for Traveling Exhibits and Special Projects at The Franklin Institute, summarizes the conversations discussed at the American Association of Museums (AAM) awards session for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition held at the AAM annual conference in Houston, Texas in May ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article features an interview with Dr. Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Kurin describes the Haitian Cultural Recovery Project and how it has helped Haitians rebuild after the earthquake struck the nation in 2010. He describes the goals of the project, key partners, funding ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Linda Norris, Managing Partner of Riverhill, recalls her experience as a teaching Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine. Norris focused on professional development in museums through workshops and direct consultations with museums throughout Ukraine. This article summarizes Norris's findings about the state of museums in Ukraine and her ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Sujit Tolat, Associate and Senior Designer at Gallagher and Associates, recounts her journey as an exhibit designer, traveling and working on projects throughout the world. Tolat describes two aspects of her journey: a literal move from New Delhi to Washington, DC and a cultural shift in her design perspective that incorporated ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Nancy Schnitzerling, Human Resources Director at the Liberty Science Center, recommends steps human resource managers need to take in order to assist employees that travel for exhibit work throughout the world. Schnitzerling provides tips related to passports and visas, insurance, vaccines, disaster preparedness, and other issues ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Linda Pearcey, museology consultant, explores a recent shift in the Syrian economy, which has led to a reform in the education system with a greater emphasis on cultivating self-motivated, educated youth. As an example of these efforts, Pearcey highlights Massar, a national learning and development project for Syrian youth. ... »

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