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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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Stewardship and historic houses

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

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Collections and You

People collect for a variety of reasons: interest, consumerism, fetishes, documentation of the past, and more. Museums collect to preserve, conserve, and interpret. No matter the reason behind the collecting the bottom line is that it happens. Who cares about … Continue reading

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