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Dealing With Your Cognitive Load

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 28, 2011 in potpourri |

Ed Rodley, of the Museum of Science and the blog Thinking About Exhibits, has had a wonderful series of posts recently about “Dealing With Your Cognitive Load.” In a four-part series, he lays out the ways that information can come to you and how you can deal with it to make the most productive use [...]

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Some Great Blogs for You

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 23, 2011 in potpourri |

We’re always happy to showcase useful, interesting blogs for those interested in museums. Here’s a roundup of a few you might want to add to your regular reading list. (There areĀ  a couple of great ways to easily follow blogs you like, including ours; this post sums up your options.) ArtDaily – Pointed out by [...]

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Great Interview

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 12, 2011 in potpourri |

ExhibiTricks, a great museum design/exhibition blog, has a fantastic interview with Rachel Hellenga up this week. Hellenga talks about her background, museum skills, the exhibition process, and where museums are going next. Go check it out.

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More museum blogs!

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 29, 2010 in forum not temple |

First things first: if you’re not reading Museum 2.0, you should be. Next, check out Nina Simon’s recent post, Six Museum-Related Blogs You Might Not Know About That Are Really Good. One of the blogs is local – Thinking about Exhibits is written by Ed Rodley, an exhibit developer at Boston’s Museum of Science. This [...]

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Three New Blogs to Highlight

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 20, 2010 in museums in the news |

Today we’re highlighting three very interesting and interrelated blogs that appear on our blogroll, to the lower right of these posts. All three write eloquently and with definite points of view about issues of security, cultural property, and legal implications in the museum world. Museum Security Network – Primarily a news aggregation website for all [...]

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Skills Every Museo Should Have

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 29, 2010 in professional development |

Courtesy of Museos Unite, a blog I have only just discovered, but am enjoying immensely, here are four skills everyone working in museums should have: 1. Social Media 2. Grant Writing 3. Computer Software 4. People Skills / Management Please check out their complete post here for their elaborations and reasoning behind each skill set. [...]

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