The Cayuga County Office of Tourism, based in Auburn, NY, is a tourism promotion agency and visitor center that encourages individuals and companies to visit Cayuga County as a travel destination. Even as relatively small city, Auburn and the surrounding county is dense with unique historical sites like the Seward House Museum, the Tiffany-designed Willard Keep Reading
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Just outside of Chicago, you can visit a stunning 1,700 acres of public gardens, hiking trails, and even a herbarium. The Morton Arboretum offers an extensive nature-entered education program for visitors of all ages, a library and tree research center, and a slew of events. The only downside?
How often does your museum’s entire staff get together in person? Some museums bring their staffs together infrequently, or only for major projects or meetings. This is understandable, even though it’s not ideal, given that cultural institutions often have many moving parts working independently to support the larger whole. That being said, it’s all too Keep Reading
Last year, tour guide Dustin shared with us his whirlwind Adventure Down Under working with the Queensland Museum, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and the Museums Australia Western Australia (MAWA) conference.
Earlier this year, we helped the ASU Art Museum turn their museum into an intimate escape room centered around engaging with the collection. But for their next event, ASU wanted to go bigger – and a little weirder.
If you want to bring in new audiences, you have to be open to experimenting. Sometimes museums are hesitant to experiment with offering alternative-style tours or programming because they fear their institution’s integrity is at risk, or they’re nervous about the public’s reaction, and those are fair things to be concerned about. But we believe Keep Reading
So you read lots of case studies about museums and galleries, and while they’re somewhat relevant, zoos and aquariums have specific challenges. You have an attractively cool collection, but how can you get your visitors to want to know more and engage beyond casually browsing the galleries? We believe one of the most powerful ways Keep Reading
Art. History. Cultural. Wildlife. Normally these words all describe different types of museums – but what if your institution contains them all? Opened in 1982, the High Desert Museum in Bend, OR brings all of these elements together to promote an understanding of natural and cultural heritage of North America’s high desert country. The museum Keep Reading
People come to your museum for a reason. But, people often have different reasons for wanting to visit. Some folks might want to study the brushstroke techniques of mid-19th century impressionist paintings, while others might want to have a stroll to see the sights. Others want programming, and a unique experience to engage with your Keep Reading
In the heart of Akron, OH, in the basement of the public library, the beginnings of what would eventually become the Akron Art Museum first opened its doors to the public in 1922. Over the past century, the museum has grown tremendously, and now features 84,000 square feet of gallery space that showcases its unique Keep Reading