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More than Just Objects

Potter Stewart once said, “Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.”  Thirty years later, this sentiment still holds true for communities and professionals alike, including the museum field. … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis: Is Change Always a Good Thing?

After reading some literature about the importance of mission statements for museums, I got the impression that if a museum isn’t working well, its mission might have something to do with it.  Many of the mission statements of old were … Continue reading

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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!

Are you interested in creating, rejuvenating or revitalizing a museum? If so, you’ll need a strategic plan, a team, and lots of patience. Below, you’ll find recommendations on how to approach the planning process for a museum. What is Strategic … Continue reading

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