Category Archives: Museum Work

A Thorny Thicket

Last year I was deep in the process of cataloging the Ada Lee Smith Shook (1928-2009) Collection. Her ancestors were among the first to settle in Washington, Benton, and Madison counties in Northwest Arkansas. I worked up a very basic … Continue reading

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Plowing New Ground

Professional development opportunities and conferences are opportunities to not only network with colleagues from across the country, but in some cases around the world. Recently education manager Judy Costello and I were fortunate to be able to travel to Mumford, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spirit

  I came bounding in from a Downtown Springdale Alliance (DSA) public events committee meeting a month or so ago¬†and announced to my co-workers that “we just have to participate in this year’s Christmas parade!” I felt it was the … Continue reading

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