Perspectives

Perspectives from the FIeld

Perspectives from the Field is a platform for the members of our community to share just that - their perspectives. If you are interested in authoring a blog post, please contact us! You can also view our archive of previous blog posts on Google's Blogspot platform.

If you've checked out VAM's new website, you've seen our visually appealing site that's streamlined and friendly to use. The homepage now takes...

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Posted By Crystal Douglas Nothing can harm the integrity of a museum if it is rooted in authenticity. Over the past century, The Valentine has...

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Posted By Dana Metheny Recently in the museum field, there has been an uptick in professional discussions about turning to an interactive,...

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Posted By Dana MethenyUpdated: Thursday, August 3, 2017 Conferences are fun, there’s no doubt! We all enjoy social networking, meeting new...

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Posted By Dana MethenyUpdated: Thursday, July 27, 2017 Part of the sheer joy of being a professional is gathering a collection of knowledge and...

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Posted By Mike Potter We all know that museums need to be entertaining in order to educate and inspire, so why not combine a dinosaur park with a...

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Posted By Jessica Turner One might assume that you’d quickly run out of interpretive content in a museum dedicated to the 1927 Bristol...

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Posted By Mary Massie Thomas Jefferson designed his octagonal villa at Poplar Forest as a personal retreat. At Poplar Forest, Jefferson was able to...

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Posted By John Forsythe The National D-Day Memorial, dedicated by President Bush on June 6, 2001, pays tribute to the Allied Forces who took part...

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Posted By Bill ObrochtaUpdated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 We are pleased to present a new theme within our Perspectives from the Field blog,...

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Posted By Dee Dee Barbour Since beginning my fundraising career, 12 years ago, I have built and maintained relationships with my legislators just as...

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Posted By Heather A. Widener The Taubman Museum of Art is located in the heart of the Roanoke, VA and a neighbor to the original lifeblood of the...

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