MOMCC Sessions

Currently sitting in a session by Dan Schoeneberg: "Building Bridges, Connections and Context: An Introduction to Interpretive Thinking". It really doesn't matter what we do in the museum field: administrators, curators, restoration, registrars, exhibit specialists, educators, etc.; it all comes down to the interpretation that we present to our museums' guests. So how do we… Continue reading MOMCC Sessions

MOMCC’s Opening Reception always offers something interesting

Kudos to conference chair Rick Musselman and all of the staff and volunteers of Carriage Hill Metropark for hosting a great opening reception. A great fare of farm made food of breads, preserves, pickled foods, sausages and craft cheese (the only non-farm made food) were offered as refreshments to everyone. After touring the site and having a bite… Continue reading MOMCC’s Opening Reception always offers something interesting

In Dayton for the MOMCC Conference

Greetings from the hometown of Orville and Wilbur Wright! The 2011 Spring MOMCC Conference is officially kicking off at 7pm tonight at Carriage Hill Metropark, but the pre-conference workshops were held all day today. Particpants had the opportunity to tour the Air Force Museum and Huffman Prairie, take a local foods tour, use an outdoor… Continue reading In Dayton for the MOMCC Conference

Notes from the Little Rock Regional, shooting the Hall Rifle

After visiting with Daniel Cockrell (Youth Education Coordinator at the Old State House Museum) at the recent Regional meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, I thought that we had a great post for the new blog.  Daniel and Kent Goff (Mississippi Valley Educational Programs) put on a blackpowder workshop as part of the conference and they… Continue reading Notes from the Little Rock Regional, shooting the Hall Rifle

Supper, Auction and Departures or Local Visits

So, we'll finish up the afternoon and gather back at the GCVM visitor center for supper, auction and more smoozing with our colleagues. Some of us will depart for home.  Others will stay around to enjoy some local sites before heading back. We're waiting to see who of the early morning pancake crew falls asleep… Continue reading Supper, Auction and Departures or Local Visits