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Monthly Archives: November 2009
Even before the most recent economic slump, house museums throughout the country have been experiencing declining visitation and working with dwindling financial resources. The question of relevance and reevaluation is key, but what if the answer to “Is this house … Continue reading
Although historic house museums are experiencing a decline in foot traffic as compared to other types of museums, it may be argued that these institutions hold a unique potential for empowerment. Empowerment for whom? And how can empowerment be cultivated … Continue reading
For my class presentation, I interviewed Diane Lee, the Collections Manager at the Connecticut Historical Society.