Volunteers Are Human, Too
We all have them: dedicated, enthusiastic do-gooders who will do anything—ANYTHING!—for your historic site. These people will mend curtains, do
Bring Out Your Dead
With the coming of the New Year I have been reflecting a lot on…death…that’s right – death. In historic houses we will relate WHEN and
STEM, You Say?
“Bah,” you are thinking. “Do I really need to integrate science and MATH into our education offerings? This is not what I signed up for….”
A Plague of Beetles on Your Historic House!
Well, the carpet-bagging, snowbirds arrived to the South more than a month early this year. No, I’m not talking about the golf-loving
Sealing Historic House Windows
One of the members of the historic house list serv posted the following question recently. She wrote “I work at an historic home from the 1920s.
The Great Man Tour is Alive and Well (Unfortunately)
Like many of you, I curate a historic site that was founded to promote and promulgate the legacy and letters of a famous dead white guy–the
Welcome to the Historic House Museum Blog
If you have found this blog, then odds are good that you direct, staff, or volunteer at a historic house museum. Welcome – please sit, have some