Category Archives: Museum

The Top 5 Reasons I Love Museums

The Top 5 Reasons why I Love Museums 1) Artefacts: Handling, Preservation and Conservation I’m first and foremost an archaeologist, and because of this I actually think a Saturday afternoon spent cataloguing and photographing an interesting archaeological collection is great … Continue reading

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My first Podcast!

I am still playing around with this podcasting thing, and I am not sure how this has turned out. Please find below my very first podcast. Be kind, I am still learning 🙂 Podcast #1 – The Mystery Vessel

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Lost Collections of the Ancient World: Online Exhibit

After two years, what I have come to call “The Lost Collections,” have finally come together into an online exhibit. Many many thanks go out to my friend Krista Carson, who has helped me put all of this together. Lost … Continue reading

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Chester Beatty Library – Dublin

This post will be the first in a new series – My Favourite Museums. It is by no means intended to be a list of the world’s greatest museums, but is instead compiled from the museums I personally have visited. … Continue reading

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Fun link for Monday: Queen Victoria’s Journals

I stumbled upon this online exihibit of  Queen Victoria’s Journals  while on Twitter, from @AndrewSBowman. It is a collection of Queen Victoria’s writings detailing her life and experiences, which are pretty unique and amazing to read about, but it also illustrates … Continue reading

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Ignite Culture: Saying a lot in just 5 minutes!

I recently participated in the first ever Ignite Culture, which was held in Toronto at the ING Direct Cafe. A big thank you to Jenn Nelson (@unmuseum) for organizing the event! This wasn’t my first experience with Ignite, but it … Continue reading

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The really strange part of delivering a ‘Webinar’

Last week I had the opportunity to deliver a ‘webinar’ – an online seminar, for the Ontario Museum Association; Introduction to Effectively Using Social Media in Museums. But this post isn’t about the social media, it is about the format … Continue reading

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