Monthly Archives: April 2010

More Than a Number

  It’s just a little more than a week ago that More Than a Number opened. As always, the work was very hectic at the end, getting all the labels done and mounted, figuring out what to do about hanging … Continue reading ->

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Wrapped in Tradition

  My first visit to Santa Fe, New Mexico was in 1999, as part of my research for an exhibition of Native American trade blankets. I had arranged the trip around my daughter Kristen’s schedule so that she could join … Continue reading ->

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I Miss School…

  So, I have to confess that I am one of those rare folks who would rather be going to school than working. It doesn’t matter about the stress of a paper, or the late nights working on a project. … Continue reading ->

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Creating a Cell Phone Tour

  We are always on the look-out for the best new ways to engage our visitors, so when I had an opportunity to attend a New England Museum Association conference session on cell phone tours in museums I jumped at … Continue reading ->

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FROM THE OSBORNE LIBRARY

  One of the most pleasurable activities of my job is purchasing and accepting donations of books, manuscripts, photographs, postcards, trade catalogues, etc. Adding items to the library collections is a thrill. I love the hunt and the chase. When … Continue reading ->

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