Tag Archives: American Alliance of Museums

Everything But the Mountains

Posted on May 24, 2023
It was a jam-packed visit which provided memorable opportunities to absorb resources for educational experiences, even if I didn't see the mountains.

“Where Everybody Knows Your Name” (from your conference badge)

Posted on May 25, 2022
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.

Standards of Excellence

Posted on April 11, 2018
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.

Elevator Speech Gives Museums a Lift

Posted on February 18, 2015
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.

Triple Score

Posted on March 06, 2013
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