She posits the following:
- We need object now more than ever
- We don’t need objects unless we do something great with them
- We may not need the ones we’ve already collected
- We don’t all need the same ones
- We need to restore the links between objects and places
- We need a different model for access.
Tisdale ends the article with encouragement to fellow history and museum professionals that the objects we curate and are passionate about, are indeed important.