Tag Archives: collections

The Wandering Museum Consultant

What is the Wandering Museum Consultant? Short Answer: A crazy idea. Proper Answer: An experienced museum professional wandering around the world, and spending time at a variety of museums offering my services as a volunteer consultant. Throughout, I will be blogging … Continue reading

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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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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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Fun link for Monday: “Bath Is Illuminated As Part Of The 2012 Cultural Olympiad”

In 2007 I completed an internship at the Roman Baths (Bath, UK) as part of my MA programme. The Baths, and the city itself are amazing places, and I fell in love with both immediately. I hope some day soon … Continue reading

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