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Year One as a Museum Director… Survived!

Today is my one-year anniversary as the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. A year ago, I put my consultant hat on the shelf and decided to jump into museum management (a sentence I NEVER … Continue reading

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Goodbye Consulting, Hello Museum of Art & History!

Dear Museum 2.0 readers, I have some exciting news. As of May 2, I will be the executive director of the Museum of Art & History at McPherson Center in Santa Cruz, CA (here’s the press release). This is a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Convivial Museum Photo Essay

I asked Wendy Pollock and Kathleen McLean, authors of the new book The Convivial Museum, to share a guest post about the book. They collaborated on this photo essay that demonstrates the simplicity and power of their vision and showcases … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: My Work with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

I’ve now been the Director of The Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz for two months. Yesterday, a lovely article came out in the local paper about what we’re trying to do to become a thriving community hub. … Continue reading

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The Event-Driven Museum?

This is the casual attendance data from my first full month as the Executive Director of The Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz. It doesn’t include school groups or facility rentals, but it does include everyone else who … Continue reading

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