ALHFAM member Martha Katz-Hyman brought an article about marketing gift memberships during the holidays to my attention. The article from The History List gives helpful tips on how to make museum memberships attractive as gifts. It also suggests that Monday … Continue reading
Notes from the field….. From President Debra Reid: Coming to you from Nevada City, Montana. . . the Tri-regional conference (Mountain-Plains, West, and Western Canada) has launched with 68 registrants and sites with collections that make a curator drool. Kay … Continue reading
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Enjoy this little preview of the Bar U Ranch from Conference Chair Susan Reckseidler: The second stop on our trip through the rolling foothills of Southern Alberta will be the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. The Bar U Ranch … Continue reading
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More images and thoughts from ALHFAM’s President Dr. Debra Reid as her trek across Estonia continues…. June 26, 2013 – Gardens at the Estonian Open Air Museum The Estonian Open Air Museum concentrates its efforts on two gardens (based on … Continue reading
In an upcoming series of blog posts, ALHFAM President, Dr. Debra Reid, updates us on her travels and experiences across the pond in Estonia: Coming to you from Tallinn, Estonia, 22:31 Estonia time; 14:31 Central Daylight Time In 1998 I attended … Continue reading
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The annual gathering of the organization has started with the annual Board meeting. This year, the Board meets at Hale Farm, which looked lovely in the AM rain we were greeted with this morning. Hope to see you all soon!
Saturday evening featured our Newcomer’s Reception and the Salted, Smoked and Pickled Reception. The building that housed the event is a replica of the West Virginia building at the world’s fair. Neat architecture. Wonderful murals. We enjoyed a visit from … Continue reading
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