Monthly Archives: August 2010

Digital Humanities

On a muggy hot July day here in D.C., I attended the Smithsonian Mobile Learning Institute’s Mobile Learning Summit held at the Hirshhorn.  Presenters shared their mobile initiatives with the gathered group of museum educators, archivists and graduate students. What … Continue reading

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Racing a Museum Object

When I first arrived in St. Michaels to start my internship at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, I anticipated learning to sail this summer. Perhaps I would take a weekend course or bum a lesson from the museum’s sailing instructor. … Continue reading

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My Summer with Science

Science was never my strong subject in school. I always enjoyed it but got lost in some of the minor details in chemistry and biology. This summer I decided to give science another chance with my internship at the Maria … Continue reading

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The Quest for Balance

      Working for NYSHA this summer has been an adventure. Although our working relationship between CGP and NYSHA is extensive, you truly never understand an organization until you are down in the trenches with everyone. Being interested in development, one … Continue reading

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Into the Garage

Remember when Harrison Ford played Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail? He was on a ship with a cross and was yelling, “that belongs in a museum!” Keeping that in mind, here I start. When do you … Continue reading

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