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Balancing Act

In two previous blog posts I talked about our fund raising efforts as we closed out our fiscal year (September 30).  I can now report that we have had a

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Packing up

I just love a new addition to our collection of antiques—and this one is a doozie! We have lots of trunks: wooden trunks, leather trunks, big ones and little ones

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village-academy-2-0

This fall, Village Academy classes are back! In my head, I’ve been calling it Village Academy 2.0, because we’re doing it just a wee bit differently. How so? We launched

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Re-Accreditation Redux

Dallas Heritage Village Has Recently Been Re-accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM)   So what?   Well, of the estimated 17,500 museums in this country, only 779, or

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It’s Time

My first long-term museum job (meaning that I wasn’t just there for the summer) was at a historic farm in North Carolina.  Historic Oak View County Park was fully funded

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It takes a Village. . .

What does it take to repair a historic structure that is a bit worn? In the case of the Worth Hotel, it took a village, a charitable foundation, a social

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A new generation of curators

Last summer, I was faced with a bit of a conundrum. We had just concluded another great “Teens in History” event. Once again, the Junior Historians had done an amazing

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Boom!

Thursday, June 2 was an explosive day at Dallas Heritage Village. For the first time ever, the Curatorial department disposed of an antique from our collection by blowing it up,

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