It was a jam-packed visit which provided memorable opportunities to absorb resources for educational experiences, even if I didn't see the mountains.
Connecting with Museum professionals across the country, learning about new ways to engage visitors and members, and assessing the operations of other peer institutions, left us grateful we made the trip to Boston.
At the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, standards of excellence are not abstract. They are the principles that guide the Museum’s operations, commitment to professionalism, and programming day in and day out.
I’m practicing my elevator speech almost daily because I expect to give it a real workout next week. Are you wondering why? My elevator speech focuses on the importance of museums and the many ways all museums – from A/art to Z/zoos – impact our lives and our communities.
by Kathy Kelsey Foley, director I made a quick trip to the Land of Lincoln last week. Not Springfield, Illinois (a favorite destination of mine; the Illinois State Museum and Lincoln Presidential Museum are not to be missed!) . . . Washington, D.C., also a great destination that’s home to... Read More