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The following table lists the VAM Voice news magazine editions since 2005. So that members can pull editions of interest, we've included the title of our lead article, our technical insert, and our member profile for each edition. Download a .pdf of any edition of interest simply by clicking on the edition date in green. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact Dana Metheny, Communications Coordinator. 


Date / Edition

Lead Article Title

Technical Insert Title

Member Profile

Spring 2005 Building Blocks of Truth: Virginia’s Archaeological Treasures Archaeology for the Unprepared: A Guide for Museums & Historical Societies The William King Regional Arts Center -- Never the Same Museum
Summer 2005 Dusting Out the Cobwebs: Why We Need Professional Development Fire Suppression Techniques & Methods: Being Ready When it Counts The Children’s Museum of Virginia
Fall 2005 Form & Function for the Future: Adaptive Reuse Before the Bulldozer: What Museums Can Do to Prepare for a Renovation or Construction Project Virginia Center for Architecture
Winter 2005 Weathering the Storm, Together: The Museum Community Reaches Out in the Aftermath of the 2005 Hurricane Season Before & After Disasters Old City Cemetery
Spring 2006 Association Membership: Why is it Important for Museum Professionals? Making the Most of Your VAM Membership Who Are We? A Snapshot of VAM Members
Summer 2006 A Fond Farewell to AAM Leader Edward H. Able Digital Photography Guide Paying Tribute to a Generation: The National D-Day Memorial
Fall 2006 Dr. Radice: The New Face of IMLS A One Stop Shop for Federal Grant Opportunities Gloucester Museum & Virginia Archaeology Month
Winter 2006 VA Museums Celebrate America’s 400th How to Create Community Exhibits Virginia Beach Historic Houses
Spring 2007 Jamestown & Beyond: The Future of Virginia’s Museums It’s Spring Cleaning Time: Dust Bunnies Beware! The Hermitage Foundation Museum
Summer 2007 Marching to the Right Drummer: What’s Your Affinity? Conference Session Snapshot: The ABCs of Writing Effective RFPs & RFQs The Virginia Archeological Society & Kittiewan Plantation
Fall 2007 K-12 Curators: What Kids Learn by Designing Exhibitions VAM Resource Preview: “Serving the Community: Training Museum Educators to Meet Teacher Needs” Wilton House Museum
Winter 2007 Randolph College Not A Peaceable Kingdom Creating Win-Win Business Partnerships Norfolk Botanical Garden
Spring 2008 Pulling Together to Weather the Storm VAM Creates Prototype Museum Emergency Response Network Health & Safety Hazards Arising from Floods plus Focus on Finance: Saving for College Alleghany Historical Society and the restored Covington C&O Depot
Summer 2008 The Civil War is about to Turn 150 ... and Virginia is preparing What You Need to Know About Your Audit Lynchburg Museums
Fall 2008 Pining for Fuel Prices from Yesteryear? How 21st Century Museums are Coping Technological Solutions to Increase Productivity & Reduce Costs Historic Courthouse Turns 100
Winter 2008 Brady Bunch or Best Buy: Is Your Organization a Business or a Family? Photographic Processes & Caring for Photographs The Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Hardly a Passive Experience
Spring 2009 Federal Funding and Museums Seeking a Steady Footing in a Topsy-Turvy World Incorporating Native Warm Season Grasses in Historic Landscapes James Monroe Museum and Library’s Costume Conservation Project
Summer 2009 “For the Public Good” Connecting Pro Bono Services to Nonprofit Projects How to Satisfy Your Visitors and Keep them Coming Back for more! The Vietnam War Foundation
Winter 2009 Beating the Economy While it’s “Down:” Museums Innovate to Survive Making the Most of Earned Income Children Discover Freedom of Expression at Virginia Discovery Museum in Charlottesville
Spring 2010 Heritage: Is it at the HEART of our Future? An Interview with Michael Loveday Heritage Development: Lessons from the Field The Wonder Women of Shirley Plantation
Summer 2010 Advancing Your Career at Every Stage Career Profiles: The Traditional Resume and the Web 2.0 Way The New Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Fall 2010 Know Your Impact: The Importance of Collecting Economic Impact Data for Museums Resources and Tools for Gathering Data on a Budget WHO is VAM?
Winter 2010 Beyond Europa: Museums Grapple with Nazi-Era Provenance Writing a Collections Management Policy Virginia War Memorial and the New Paul & Phyllis Galanti Education Center
Spring 2011 VAM Announces the Advanced Certificate in Museum Management! Making Time for Professional Development (Very!) Different Museums, Common Values
Summer 2011 Meeting Special Needs in Our Communities Through Programming Making the Most of the Picturing America: Virginia Style Outreach Kit for Senior Audiences The Mariners’ Museum & Distance Learning
Fall 2011 Earth, Wind, Fire (and Water): Disaster Planning Helps Virginia Museums Cope with Mother Nature Earthquake-Specific Considerations for Disaster Planning Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Alexandria’s “Five-Star Hotel of the 18th Century"
Winter 2011 Perspectives: Why You Should Advocate for Your Museum Tools to Help You Hit it Out of the Park on VA Museum Advocacy Day 2012 The John Jasper Memorial Room & Museum Celebrates a Milestone
Spring 2012 VAM Town Hall MEETING 2012: “The Brave New World of Museums” Nomenclature 3.0 The Army Museum System
Summer 2012 Social Media 2.0 - Confused Yet? Social Media Connections The Chrysler Museum of Art
Fall 2012 Exploring Let’s Move ! Museums & Gardens Implementing Wellness Programming Rappahannock Historical Society & The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center
Winter 2012 Who is Rebecca Kamen? STEM Learning & Museums The Executive Mansion & The Year of the Virginia Historic Home
Spring 2013 Circuit Riders: Supporting Collections Care One Visit at a Time Environmental Monitoring for Museums of all Sizes The Old Coast Guard Station Museum
Summer 2013 A Tribute to Margo Carlock Starting a Museum The Taubman Museum of Art
Fall 2013 The Continuum of Excellence Which Excellence Program is Right for My Organization? The Science Museum of Western Virginia
Winter 2013 Crowdfunding: Fad or the Future? Are You Adequately Protecting Your Museum? The DEA Museum
Spring 2014 Using Comparative History in the Museum Health Care: What’s Next? George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Summer 2014 Museums United: A Convening of the State Museum Associations IMLS and America’s Museum Universe Crab Orchard Museum
Fall 2014 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts Turns Four! Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings The Valentine
Winter 2014 40 Things to Know About Virginia Today (for Museum Lovers) Investment Policy Statements Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Spring 2015 Virginia Certificate in Museum Management Turns 10 Active Shooter: How to Respond The Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Summer 2015 Virginia Museums Embrace Technology to Extend Reach Have You Checked Your Museum's TripAdvisor Listing Lately? Hanover Tavern
Fall 2015 Virginia Museums and Confederate Symbols in 2015 Revisions to Virginia's History and Social Sciences Standards of Learning The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
Winter 2015 Economic Impact Studies: Preservation, Revitalization, Heritage Tourism Effective Communication and ADA Requirements

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Spring 2016 Innovative Programming at Virginia's Art Museums  Making the Most of Your Museum's Membership in VAM

 Virginia Museum of Transportation

Summer 2016  Uncovering our Troubled Past: Universities Studying Slavery Taming the Email Beast Hampton University Museum
Fall 2016  Communications in a Changing World: VAM's Audience Survey Taking Advantage of Pokemon GO! in Support of Your Mission The MacArthur Memorial
Winter 2016  A People's Journey, A Nation's Story: The National Museum of African American History and Culture Direct Care of Collections: What it Means to Your Museum  National D-Day Memorial Foundation
Spring-Summer 2017 Your Communication Integration Plan: Strategies for Success Marketing is Not a Bad Word if You Follow a Path to Membership

 The Poe Museum

Fall 2017 This Way to the Great Egress: Why Are People Leaving the Field? (A 50-Forward Archive-with NEW Introduction) Perfecting Your Resume So Many Museums. Make Some Time! (The Member Museums in Norfolk)
Winter 2018 Stay tuned!  Stay tuned!  Stay tuned!

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