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Budget Museum Hacks: 100 uses for foam board – #2 – A chalkboard

100 uses for foam board- #2 – A Chalkboard Foam board use #1 – Flip books This use of foam board is simple. A low-cost reusable chalkboard for adding an interactive element to your temporary exhibitions. The chalkboard I created … Continue reading

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Budget Museum Hacks: 100 uses for foam board – #1 – Flipbooks

100 uses for foam board- #1 – Flipbooks Now I don’t know if I have found 100 uses for foam board (which I have always called foam core), but I am confident that I could. I have found a lot … 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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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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Two really excellent online museum exhibits

The Secret annex Online (Anne Frank Museum – Amsterdam) This online tour through the 3D hiding place of Anne Frank, her family, and the others she was in hiding with during Hitler’s invasion of the Netherlands, uses video and sound … Continue reading

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Designing Interactive exhibits for adult audiences

This is a response post to Nina Simon’s Museum 2.0 post today, “Designing Interactives for Adults: Put down the Dayglow” I have been thinking on this subject for awhile now. I read a book recently about engaging children with history … Continue reading

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Exhibit Opening: Lost Collections of the Ancient World!

Friday July 8th, was the opening for our Lost Collections of the Ancient World: How Roman Britain and Ur Came to Ontario. We had an excellent turnout; at least 85 people came to enjoy the mystery of the Roman Britain … Continue reading

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