Monthly Archives: June 2013

Did You Know?!

Did you know that the Chicago Cultural Center is home to the world’s largest stained- glass Tiffany dome?! Nicknamed the “people’s palace”, the center is home to a plethora of multiple exhibition galleries, a visitor’s center, a cafe, and a … Continue reading

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Project Onward: Accessibility & Museum Programming

If you haven’t stumbled upon Jessica Naudziunas’ blog post on NPR, How to Make Museums More Inviting For Kids With Autism, it’s a must read. The article, which highlights the Please Touch Museum’s Play Without Boundaries Initiative, reminded me of … Continue reading

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Do All Museums Have Ceilings?

Recently on the Museum-L discussion list-serve, the director of a small historical society asked the group if there is a growth ceiling for museums based on how much a population actually “cares” about our offerings. He lamented that only so … Continue reading

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Great Art On Screen

Earlier this week I decided to take a break from the museum world (gasp!) and catch a movie at a local cinema. Imagine my surprise when I stumbled across this movie poster for EXHIBITION: Great Art on Screen. I have … Continue reading

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Fashionistas Take to the Streets

What do you think of when you think of modern day museum marketing? Social media maybe? A billboard or two? Last week while at an art fair in Chicago I ran into quite a spectacle… Definitely not your typical marketing … Continue reading

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Eh…

They say that the “Earth without art is just eh.” I recently made a visit to the 64th annual Old Town Arts Fair in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. The street fair featured 250 artists from around the world … Continue reading

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ICE Sneak Peak

What do giant sticks, leadership styles, creativity exploration, and the Rockefeller brothers have in common? I recently returned from the Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship‘s annual conference, which was held at the Pocantico Center near Tarrytown, New York. After four days … Continue reading

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