You could devote over a year of your life to living in the AMNH and still not see everything the museum has to offer.
Have you ever thought about attending our Audience Engagement Boot Camp, but don’t want to go to New York? We’re bringing our Boot Camp for Museum Professionals to Washington DC!
We had a blast at the Oklahoma Museums Association Conference this year and met some really cool people doing really cool things at museums.
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
If you’re looking for beautiful, romantic, hassle-free and unique wedding venues, you should look no further than a museum. Museums provide an elegant and unique backdrop for the most important day of your life. As an added bonus, museums are fun and engaging reception venues for you and your guests. If you’re thinking about booking Keep Reading
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?
In almost every museum you will likely find a store selling various products promoting the museum, like postcards, stationery, books, etc. The museum store generally is associated with buying a memento of the museum experience, to remind or tell visitors that they were there. Some stores even stock unique products associated with the museum’s theme, Keep Reading
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.
Museums are awesome, but they are often strapped for cash. With limited funding and big operating costs, money can be the biggest barrier museums face when trying to bring cool ideas to life. That’s why we think getting creative with revenue streams is a great idea. There’s more to generating income for your museum than Keep Reading