Monthly Archives: December 2012

Can’t Buy Me Love

Does dedicating your life to the non-profit world mean you have to go broke? I was recently sent the American Alliance of Museum’s 2012 Museum Salary Study, the first comprehensive effort to record compensation averages across the country. As an … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning and stumbled upon this little gem in my email inbox! It’s a two for one Groupon discount voucher for KidsWork Children’s Museum, located in Frankfort, Illinois.  This particular institution was the location of my first … Continue reading

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Portfolio Planning

While we’ve all been busy stuffing our face full of food over this holiday break, I’ve found a sure-fire way to procrastinate thesis writing! As I look forward to graduating with my masters in May, it was time to dust … Continue reading

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Center for Creative Connections

Shared Authority. Innovation. Crowd-sourcing. Entrepreneurship. Every few years, the list of hot button terms in the museum field shifts to account for the rapidly changing world that we live in. Recently, the Dallas Museum of Art has announced that they … Continue reading

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The Empire State

I assisted in the completion of a planning grant proposal for the New York State Historical Association as part of my internship this past semester. It’s the education department’s hope to develop an interactive and electronic elementary textbook for New … Continue reading

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Guess What Time It Is?!

Every school and public programs person in museums knows what time of year it is – holiday program time! Yesterday I got to spend the afternoon at the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York making historic ornaments with fifty girl … Continue reading

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