04 3 / 2014
"Despite the common assumption that unpaid interns are privileged college kids, a 2012 study showed that they are mostly middle- or working-class, and often hold down second jobs to pay the bills. They’re also 77 percent more likely to be female."
CAN WE TAKE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT THIS. UNPAID INTERNS ARE 77% MORE LIKELY TO BE FEMALE AND PRIMARILY COME FROM MIDDLE OR WORKING CLASS BACKGROUNDS.
04 3 / 2014
"A library is never complete. That’s the joy of it. We are always seeking one more book to add to our collection."
03 3 / 2014
February school vacation week has the potential to be the bogey man of a museum programming calendar. Attendance is seriously weather dependent, weather is seriously unpredictable, and in one week you can have a day with over 2,000 people one day and under 200 the next. Fortunately, despite some habitually inconvenient New England weather, we had a great week of vacation programming inspired by
02 3 / 2014
2014 is off to a good start!
For those of you who actually click through to my whole blog, you’ll have noticed that we have a spruced up theme for the new year, complete with a breathtaking family photo from Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail for inspiration.
It’s also been a good year for progress on assorted writing projects. Aside from the 30ish letters sent this past month which included progress on…
27 2 / 2014
To my favorite Took
Earlier in the month I mentioned that I’d signed up to participate in A Month of Letters, and it’s been a very enjoyable experience. I’ve had a lot of fun with all the variation possible in this challenge – hand making cards, using my old-fashioned pens & inkwells, picking out fun valentines, and using stationery I’ve been hoarding. Not to mention hunting out new mailboxes…
25 2 / 2014
This was a fun event. Looking forward to next month!
Originally posted on Drinking About Museums: Boston:
by Ed Rodley
So, another month is behind us, and another night of celebrating and mingling and Drinking About Museums: Boston.
We started off the evening with some good wishes from across the Pond, courtesy of Mar Dixon and the Drinking About Museums: London crew!…