Tree thumbnailMuseums and historical institutions start plaque programs for numerous reasons.

Richard Bamberger shows how to implement a plaque program, whether for membership, fundraising, preservation, or education, and how to set goals for the program.

Practical tips for determining the format and material of the plaque guide organizations in picking an attractive design and durable material.

Bamberger provides tips for finding a producer, publicizing the program, and establishing an application system.

Examples of forms and designs are also included.

Technical Leaflet #168 (1989)