How to Create New Revenue Streams for your Cultural Site

“Multiple Streams of Income.” It became something of a mantra during the last economic recession and the advent of the gig economy, but it’s also good practice for museums and

Interpretive Expert Interviews: Fresh Thoughts for a New Year

Happy New Year! We hope that you are feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and ready for a successful 2017…we know we are! Of course, there’s no better way to ring in a

The Secret to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Goals vs. Objectives

The Secret to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Goals vs. Objectives It’s that time of year again, when we commit ourselves to personal growth for our next journey ’round the sun.

How to Beat the Winter Doldrums at Natural Sites

How to Beat the Winter Doldrums at Natural Sites A cold hard truth: winter can be dismally stagnant at natural sites. Your would-be visitors are preoccupied with the holidays and

Museum Gift Shop Picks for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List

Museum Gift Shop Picks for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List Many museums and cultural institutions have online stores these days. They’re great places to find fun and unusual gifts

Four Surprising Ways to Make Your History Work For You

“There’s an old saying about those who forget history. I don’t remember it, but it’s good.” When you’re in the museum business, it’s easy to take for granted the value

5 Things You Need to Know About Working With Your Board of Directors

Even the best projects can have difficulty getting buy-in from a Board of Directors, but just because the process is painstaking doesn’t mean it isn’t working. Board members often have