Category Archives: Museum

First Post: The Wandering Museum Consultant

The Vindolanda Charitable Trust will be my first stop of the summer, June 2-13. Though it would not be correct to say this museum is the cause of the Wandering Museum Consultant project, it is most definitely the catalyst, which brought it … Continue reading

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The Wandering Museum Consultant Update

Things have been slowly coming together for the Wandering Museum Consultant project, and my departure date is fast approaching. I will be spending most of the summer in the UK, with a two week stop in Dublin, Ireland. I will … Continue reading

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Budget Museum Hacks: 100 uses for foam board – #2 – A chalkboard

100 uses for foam board- #2 – A Chalkboard Foam board use #1 – Flip books This use of foam board is simple. A low-cost reusable chalkboard for adding an interactive element to your temporary exhibitions. The chalkboard I created … Continue reading

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The Wandering Museum Consultant

What is the Wandering Museum Consultant? Short Answer: A crazy idea. Proper Answer: An experienced museum professional wandering around the world, and spending time at a variety of museums offering my services as a volunteer consultant. Throughout, I will be blogging … Continue reading

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Fun Link for Fridays – The Lascaux Caves Animation

The Lascaux Caves Animation Click the title above for a fascinating viewpoint regarding the Lascaux Cave paintings (c. 15,000 BCE), which were found in the Dordogne region, southwestern France, in 1940. Many of the paintings seem to represent the animals in … Continue reading

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Budget Museum Hacks: 100 uses for foam board – #1 – Flipbooks

100 uses for foam board- #1 – Flipbooks Now I don’t know if I have found 100 uses for foam board (which I have always called foam core), but I am confident that I could. I have found a lot … Continue reading

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Fun Link for Fridays – The Gertrude Bell Archive

The Gertrude Bell Archive – Newcastle University Gertrude Bell set up the Baghdad Museum in Iraq (then Mesopotamia) and was single-handedly responsible for drafting legislation that would keep Mesopotamian artefacts in the country – at a time when artefacts were … Continue reading

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