Museum Surprises in Houston

As a Dallasite, it is required that I dislike Houston. And after spending three days there recently for the Texas Association of Museums conference, I can’t say that I’ve totally changed my mind. However, there are some wonderful museums there, and much like my experience in Philadelphia, I was genuinely surprised by a few spots.Continue reading “Museum Surprises in Houston”

Teamwork for the Exhibit Win

Last month, I headed to Detroit for the American Association for State and Local History‘s annual meeting. It’s always an inspiring few days, but sometimes that inspiration comes from rather surprising places. As a general rule, I don’t love art museums. As someone who doesn’t know much about art, I want to learn about artContinue reading “Teamwork for the Exhibit Win”

Notes to Self

Just returned from Louisville, where I was attending the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History. ¬†And before I get back involved with the day to day of running Dallas Heritage Village, here are a few notes to myself I’d like to make for next year’s conference in Detroit. Don’t agreeContinue reading “Notes to Self”