Shop Local

The retail aspect of our non-profit offers an eye-opening snapshot of how our visitors are shopping with their conscience as well as their wallets. The powerful trend of purchasing locally made products reveals that our visitors have a growing desire to use their money in a way that benefits a smaller community. An informed [...]

By | 2018-03-13T20:24:22+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Creating A Community Space

Create a community space. That’s our goal. That sounds simple enough. But wait, what makes a great community space? What does that look like, exactly? Perhaps I answer too simplistically, but my definition goes like this; in a vibrant community space, people are talking. My wife and I pop into a great local coffee [...]

By | 2018-03-08T22:26:15+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Ways to Build Your Museum Internship Program

Museums across the country, particularly those with small staffs and small budgets, rely on interns. In turn, students look for internships to test out potential career paths, gain hands-on experience, and expand their professional networks. Our museum has had interns (myself included) on and off since the 1980s. In the past, we took a [...]

By | 2018-03-08T18:16:47+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Want to Win Our Costume Contests?

It’s that time of year when the holiday parties are rockin’ and the booze is flowin’. In honor of our new exhibit, Rum to the Rescue, we are kicking off December with alcohol, music and costume contests. Join us from 6pm to 9pm on the first three Fridays in December for Happy Hours and costume [...]

By | 2017-12-14T17:11:53+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Blog, Events, Happy Hours|0 Comments