Tips For Developing Multi-Language Labels – Part 1

Since moving to Germany, I’ve developed a keenly-tuned English-language radar. No snippet – spoken or written – is too small to escape my notice, and I delight when I find them. Along with hunting for moments of my mother tongue, I’m helping create them. I’m involved in several projects exploring different ways to incorporate English…

Meet A Museum Blogger – It’s Me!

I’m seriously giddy to be ¬†featured in the “Meet a Museum Blogger” series on Jamie Glavic’s Museum Minute blog. It was a blast to answer questions about why I love museums and the work I do, and I even manged to throw in a few stories about being defiled by butterflies and almost-attacked by a…

Museum Rules

I came across the fantastic¬†Some Rules for Students and Teachers, by Sister Corita Kent. With a little modification, I think they’re quite perfect for museum work, too: Find a place (or story or visitors) you trust and then try trusting it for a while. General duties of a museum visitor: Pull everything out of a…

Blogroll Updates

I’ve updated my blogroll to reflect all the blogs I’m majorly (and not-so-secretly) crushing on at the moment. Most of the new links are about museums (quelle surprise), but the sections on all-other-things-awesome (science, storytelling, thinkers, etc.) are growing. Check them out – nothing but stellar writers and ideas all the way. Do you have…