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On Cross Collecting, or Cross-Over Buying

Category: Curatorial Practice
Since the start of the new millennium, there has been an increase in cross-collecting (sometimes called 'cross-over buying'). This might seem like a recent phenomenon according to what we …

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Attending Museum Conferences

Category: Global Thinking
Two years ago, in 2016, I had the opportunity to attend the AAM Annual Meeting in Washington DC, thanks to the Getty Leadership and Career Management Program Fellowship. Little did I know …

A Conversation with Kathleen McLean

Category: Career Management
Kathleen McLean is the recipient of the 2018 AAM Distinguished Service to Museums Award, which recognizes an individual’s excellence and contributions to the museum field for at least 20 …