The American Alliance of Museums and Wilkening Consulting have created a timely and informative primer for “Cultivating More Inclusive Attitudes Among the Public.” Great insights and valuable instruction for all organizations seeking to be more engaging and inclusive.
Virtual and Real Experiences
These are unusual times – difficult for so many organizations and people attempting to survive the COVID-19 crisis. While many of us remain sheltered in place, one great way to experience heritage sites is via virtual tours. Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens (in Washington, DC) offers a series of digital offerings into the life of […]
Guest Lecture at University of Mary Washington
What a pleasure and honor to be selected by students of the Historic Preservation Department for their annual guest lecture. A great chance to meet talented young preservationists and share information on cultural heritage tourism last Thursday, April 19. Dinner with faculty and students afterwards was delightful! (Photo left to right: Amy Bonnevier, Carolyn Currin, […]
Natchez (Mississippi) Historic House Museum Report
An assessment of 8 Historic House Museums in Natchez, Mississippi and specific recommendations for each site on how to enhance the visitor experience, provide a more inclusive interpretation of the site’s history, and define specific organizational strategies and restoration/preservation improvements to ensure sustainability and good stewardship. (2014)