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Linda Norris
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How Can You Learn? Count the Ways!
In the last post, learning consultant Ivy Young s hared the ways in which the California Association of Museums created a climate of learning for museum colleagues in the state.  Now, she shares some of her favorite tools developed by museum peer learning g...
How Can You Learn? Count the Ways!
How Can You Learn? Count the Ways!
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Collaboration + Museum Pros = Treasure Trove of Ideas
I think about collaboration all the time. In my career I've had some amazing collaborative successes and some pretty tough failures, so I'm always looking to learn more.  I met Ivy Young several years ago and we've continued to have great conversations arou...
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2017's Baker's Dozen of Memorable Museum Experiences
Like 2016, 2017 brought me many memorable museum experiences--that's memorable in a good way. Of course, there were a couple that were memorable in the "oh, no" kind of way, but in a spirit of generosity, here's what I saw, experienced and felt last year th...
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Headed Somewhere? Need a Mentor?
  Wondering where you're headed next?  It's time for the 6th round of my own small mentor program.  For five years, I've virtually met once a month with one or two colleagues, for a year, to talk museums, careers, how larger issues affect our field and how ...
Headed Somewhere? Need a Mentor?
Headed Somewhere? Need a Mentor?
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Keep an Eye Out!
Watch this space for an announcement of my 2018 mentor program!  Details the week of December 18.
Keep an Eye Out!
Keep an Eye Out!
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Traditions Mashup: Mexico City
I've just returned from last week in Mexico City, participating in the CAMOC conference.  CAMOC is the ICOM committee devoted to city museums, so fittingly we were in an incredible city at an incredible time of year.  The city's Day of the Dead celebrations...
Traditions Mashup: Mexico City
Traditions Mashup: Mexico City
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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Every year, I ask mentees to contribute blog posts as a part of their year-long mentorship with me. Tania Said, director of education, David Owsley Museum of
Art Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana and I have had some great conversations. In this guest p...
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
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A Museum for Labor Day: Who Tells the Story?
Labor Day weekend here in the United States seems a good time to share my visit to the Plantation Tea Workers Museum outside Kandy, Sri Lanka, from a few weeks ago on the Old Peacock Tea Estate. I was in Sri Lanka for my work at the International Coalition ...
A Museum for Labor Day: Who Tells the Story?
A Museum for Labor Day: Who Tells the Story?
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No Bells, No Whistles: When Design and Content Marry Perfectly
Perhaps it's it's not surprising that a design museum would have good design.  It was lovely to visit the Cooper-Hewitt Museum a few weeks ago and discover an interactive exhibit that relied only on great design along with pencils and paper (plus stickers) ...
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"I am an activist" From Walden to Sites of Conscience
This Fourth of July celebration seemed different than others, somehow.  My social media feeds were filled with reminders of both the potential of the United States (tweeting the Declaration of Independence) and of the distance we still have to go ( Frederic...
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