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Recent Posts by Joelle Seligson

Checks and Imbalances: The Challenges of Presidential Libraries

Category: Financial Sustainability
This article originally appeared in the September/October 2012 edition of Museum magazine. Presidential libraries are in fact archives and museums. They display exhibitions, both permanent …

Getting Personal: Making a Collection-Community Connection

Category: Community Engagement & Impact
This article originally appeared in the March/April 2012 edition of the Museum magazine.  Everyone can relate to a dog. That was the philosophy underlying the National Postal Museum’s …

Corporate, Culture? One Part Education, One Part Sales: This is the Corporation Museum.

Category: About Museums
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2010 edition of the Museum magazine. Straddle a Harley-Davidson after touring a century of motorcycle history. Hop into the …

Get Your Group On

Category: Membership
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2010 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. In the early hours of Oct. 20, 2009, Will Cary sold nearly 100 memberships in …

The Migratory Museum

Category: Mission & Institutional Planning
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2009 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. The Mount Horeb Mustard Museum is leaving Mount Horeb. After years of …

The Upside to Cutting Down

Category: Mission & Institutional Planning
This article originally appeared in the September/October 2009 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Thirty percent of staff eliminated. Endowments evaporated overnight. …

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