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My week at the Farmland Museum started out with the Denny Abbey archaeological collection¬†ūüėÄ The Education Officer, Chris, was in need of a handling collection for school groups of the archaeological material from Denny Abbey. Now there is nothing I … Continue reading

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Nipper the HMV Dog

This past week I have been at the¬†Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio¬†in Howth, just outside of Dublin. It is a museum that celebrates collecting, and Pat Herbert has built an incredible collection going back to the very beginnings of … Continue reading

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First Post: The Wandering Museum Consultant

The¬†Vindolanda Charitable Trust¬†will be my first stop of the summer, June 2-13. Though it would not be correct to say this museum is the cause of the Wandering Museum Consultant project, it is most definitely the catalyst, which brought it … Continue reading

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The Wandering Museum Consultant Update

Things have been slowly coming together for the Wandering Museum Consultant project, and my departure date is fast approaching. I will be spending most of the summer in the UK, with a two week stop in Dublin, Ireland. I will … Continue reading

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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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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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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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