Linda and Creativity in Museum Practice co-author Rainey Tisdale are working with Mystic Seaport to enhance their creative thinking about their new exhibition space. She’ll be spending two chilly February weeks in Riga, Latvia, conducting professional development seminars supported by the Baltic American Friendship Foundation.
Marianne resumed her volunteer work at the Phoenix Zoo helping with educational interactives for children and trail hosting for zoo visitors. In 2016, she will continue working with clients to develop fundraising materials and grant applications.
Anne starts her second year as instructor for AASLH’s Leadership and Administration in History Organizations course this week. She’ll be working with 26 from around the US and Canada for the next eight weeks on topics of nonprofit organizational structure, public benefit, working with boards and staffs, and the role of the leader.
Gwen just received a FAIC Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication Fellowship grant for writing a book on Using Magnets in Conservation. She is preparing for a workshop to be held at the AIC Annual meeting in Montreal, Canada in May, “Ferrous Attractions, The Science Behind the Magic,” where participants will learn the parts to a magnetic system. Banners, flags and large embroideries are also being currently conserved by Gwen. One flag has 18 Stars from the 39th Infantry Regiment and dates from the War of 1812.
Carolyn is starting off 2016 reinvigorating established and forging new strategic partnerships at Context Travel, and talking social media strategy with the folks at the Rosenbach Museum & Library.