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- Getting Your Feet Wet with Evaluation
- Finding Good Board Members, Building Strong Boards
- Historic House Call: Creating Engaging and Memorable Tours
- Historic House Call: Interpreting Race
- StEPs Lab 1: Deaccessioning: The Devil’s in the Details
- StEPs Lab 2: Money Talks: How to Discuss Financial Information with Your Board
- StEPs Lab 3: The ABCs of FICs: What to Do About “Found in the Collection” Items
- StEPs Lab 4: Building Knowledge: How to Gather Documentation on Historic Structures and Landscapes
- StEPs Lab 5: Risk Management: What’s Your Kryptonite?
- StEPs Lab 6: Risk Assessment and Management for Collections
- StEPs Lab 7: Copyright Crash Course for Museums and Memory Institutions
- StEPs Lab 8: Collections Care YOU Can Do and What to Leave to Conservators
Collections and Preservation
- Juggling Balls and Other High-Wire Acts: How a Well-Crafted Collections Management Policy Can Be the Safety Net That Saves Your Collection
- How Do You Use the Collection at Your Historic House?
- Is Less More? Evaluating Management Systems at Historic Sites
- The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Private Collectors and Researchers
- Many Small Surveys, One Big Impact
- What Do History Museums Really Need to Know About Their Visitors’ Experience?
- Are They Being Served: Connecticut Cultural Consumer Survey
Exhibits and Interpretation
- Creating Historic House Interpretive Plans That Connect
- Redefining Audiences
- Telling a Good Story
- Support Young Children, Grow Future Audiences
- Telling a Whole History: Methods of Interpreting Domestic Servants in Historic House Museums
- Localizing Difficult Histories
- Yield to Oncoming Traffic: No Stopping Strollers and Small Feet
- The Object and Not-Object: Exploring Differences in Viewing
- Engaging Teachers Through Collections
- Everything Old is New Again: Fresh Approaches to Interpretation and Exhibition of Special Collections and Archives
- Day-to-Day and Long-Term Board Operations to Ensure Success
- Your Most Valuable Partnership: Engaging Your Board to Ensure Success and Sustainability
- Bad Boards, Bad Boards, What’cha Gonna Do? Strategies for Fixing Poorly Functioning Museum Boards
- Recruiting, Orienting, and Engaging Board Members
- Managing Change: The Keys to Successful Transitions Within Historical Organizations
- Governance and Training for Tired and Humorless Organizations
Planning and Finances
- Hope is Not a Strategy: Fundraising in Tough Times
- Roadmap or Wheel of Fortune? Which Would You Stake Your Organization’s Future On?
- Field Services Alliance Presents Navigating Legal Landmines in Museums and Archives
- Beyond Numbers: What Does Success Look Like?
- Closing a House Museum: From Lemons to Lemonade
- The Continuum of Excellence and How Your Museum Can Be a Part of It
Programming and Community Engagement
- Developing a Membership Marketing Plan
- Are You Ready for Volunteers?
- Developing a Successful Volunteer Recruitment Program
- The Changing Web: The Future of the (History) Website
- Too Important to Fail! Historic House Museums Meet Communities’ Needs
- Volunteers: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Change
- Using Resources Wisely: Training and Evaluating Volunteers
- Working With Community to Address Things That Matter Locally
- Adopting Technology: Challenges and Predictions
- Engaging Audiences Through Affinity Groups
- What’s Radical about Radical Trust?
- Thinking Outside the Museum Walls: A New (and Possibly Old) Approach to Local History