“Turning the Ocean Liner Slowly” was about the Smithsonian Institution after I had left. I had been the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Museums and the Deputy Director for Public Program Plann
The bi-lawys of AAM and the practices regardling consultants did not reflect the changing world of work when I became a consultant in 1993. And having been an official in the AAM when salarie
In 2008, a group of us considered writing a book about the changing nature of museum work. The Museum Group of which I was (and still am) a member thought about book publication as a useful a
In 1999 I was asked to be on a panel in AAM about consultants. This is a short speech which accompanies a power point about the usefulness of consultants for directors and about the different
In 1985 I won the Museum Educator’s award for excellence. I gave this paper (which is uploaded in typewriter font because it was typed). The paper is about the educator’s need to partic
The chapter called MOVING THE MUSEUM was written about the Boston Children’s Museum move in 1979. It became part of the publication that I edited called INSTITUTIONAL TRAUMA: The Effect o
This project “Boston Stories” is the work of many people, mostly alumni of the Boston Children’s Museum during the 1970’s onward.
The link to the uploadable paper appears below.
This power point was written to help boards of directors and staff who are in the midst of museum construction and other fundamental changes understand, prepare and survive such changes.