Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

“In this piece – you’re the art.” I recently visited the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and was struck by the number of pieces of art that included mirrors. A security guard noticed me pondering a piece of art on … Continue reading

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Southern Adventures

Memorial to Our Confederate Soldiers, Denton, TX. Erected by the Daughters of the Confederacy. Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in the North anymore…

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Art Beyond Sight

There are more than a few acronyms in the museum world! NEMA, NAOM, AAM, VTS, TFM, FAM, IMLS – my weeks have been full of them! But, it’s not every day that you get to participate in an NEA (National … Continue reading

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#NEMA2012

How can you become an agent of change in the museum world? A Step by Step Guide to Becoming a Change-seeking, Collaborative Museum Professional Dedicated to Service for the Public Good: Inspired by NEMA 2012 1. Commit, Commit, Commit: If … Continue reading

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Night At Our Museum

At the Cooperstown Graduate program, “theoretical” projects are not an option. For example, in the fall semester’s Applied Education class, myself and three other students were given the task of creating, marketing, organizing, and managing a public program at the … Continue reading

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NEMA Preview

How are you an advocate for social justice? Under what circumstances can you be a change agent for your institution? How can museums work with students as curators and continue to open themselves up to their communities? I’m less than … Continue reading

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Pocantico Picasso

There aren’t too many times in life when you can say that you gave a presentation about community inclusion next to a Picasso! Photo Credit: Ann Stewart

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