Nicole Ackman

Interview with Melanie Adams, Anacostia Community Museum

Melanie A. Adams, PhD, currently serves as the Director of the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.  Before joining the Smithsonian, Dr. Adams served as the Deputy Director for Learning Initiatives at the Minnesota Historical Society...

The Language that We Use in Museums Matters

For many years, the language and rhetoric that museums use to refer to people has been a topic of discussion. It’s part of a larger conversation happening in our society as people have become...

Georgia Capitol Museum

Under the golden dome of the Georgia State Capitol, a new exhibit in the Georgia Capitol Museum shines a spotlight on agriculture in Georgia. The exhibit is designed to educate visitors on the importance...

Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum

There is a new exhibit in town, and you will find it at the Missouri Botanical Garden. It’s located indoors at The Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum, which just reopened to the public after...

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

If the walls could speak at Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, they’d have a lot to say. The museum has been open since 1883 to house the preserved natural wonders of the area,...

Field Museum

Two years ago, Terry Mote traveled from his home in Enid, Oklahoma, to the Field Museum as part of a contingent of Marshall Island expatriates tapped to assist curators in developing a new exhibit...

Cincinnati Museum Center

On Friday, artist Annie Ruth is opening her first solo show in over a decade at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. The new exhibit is called “On Her Shoulders,” and it’s designed to reflect...

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

An exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is taking a deep dive into the history and challenges of epidemics. It looks at how epidemiologists and other healthcare workers have...

The Penn Museum

The Penn Museum is opening a new exhibit on the meaning behind clothing and fashion as a celebration of apparel and accessories across cultures spanning a 2,500-year period. The exhibit — titled “The Stories...

Cincinnati Art Museum

A new exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum features works of art famous not only for its artists, but also for the story and history that brought them together.  The art museum’s newest exhibit,...

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

The Armstrong Air & Space Museum will be “launching” a brand-new exhibit featuring one-of-a-kind artifacts recently loaned and donated to the museum that directly relate to the Apollo 11 mission and Ohio astronaut Neil...

Rosa Parks Museum

Art in the form of teabags, doll heads and cockleburs will stand in Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum this summer as part of a visiting artist exhibit titled, “America’s Original Sin.” Artist Willie Little,...

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

The stuffed bald eagle on display at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum — a replica of “Old Abe,” the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry in the Civil War — could be easily passed on a tour...

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum just got a major $29 million dollar facelift and, after two years, is finally reopening for business. As of today, visitors will be able to revisit...

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Normally, Woodrow Wilson Museum Curator Andrew Phillips would have a pair of gloves on, handling a delicate artifact that dates back decades or even centuries.  This time, he was holding items he didn’t expect to sit...