"Food on Exhibit," The Museum Life [podcast],  July 15, 2016 Carol Bossert's podcast is a must-listen for museum folks. It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by this lively and curious host about food history, memory, and interpretation in museums. 

"Food on Exhibit," The Museum Life [podcast],  July 15, 2016

Carol Bossert's podcast is a must-listen for museum folks. It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by this lively and curious host about food history, memory, and interpretation in museums. 

"Velvet Ropes are History with Restoration of Salem Mansion," Boston Globe, May 27, 2015 A reinterpretation designed around emotion, family memory, and open access with carefully planned risk tolerance. "This is a fantastic approach! I wish more museums did this." - reader comment

"Velvet Ropes are History with Restoration of Salem Mansion," Boston Globe, May 27, 2015

A reinterpretation designed around emotion, family memory, and open access with carefully planned risk tolerance. "This is a fantastic approach! I wish more museums did this." - reader comment

Historic Salem Mansion Reopens with a Focus on Family," Salem News, May 21, 2015 How we used "140 years of family events" - tragedies, celebrations, loves and losses - to bring four generations to life in a historic mansion. "We're always pushing ourselves to try new strategies to create a more sensory, accessible, and inviting experience."  

Historic Salem Mansion Reopens with a Focus on Family," Salem News, May 21, 2015

How we used "140 years of family events" - tragedies, celebrations, loves and losses - to bring four generations to life in a historic mansion. "We're always pushing ourselves to try new strategies to create a more sensory, accessible, and inviting experience."  


"Peabody Essex Museum's 'I'm a Lumberjack' Party, Boston Globe's The Eye, February 25, 2015 Celebrating two woodworking-themed exhibitions (The Art of Wood and In Plain Sight), the event brought out 700 guests to go against the grain and carve out a new identity. Globe correspondent Jill Radksen called the evening "hipster central."  Photo gallery here.

"Peabody Essex Museum's 'I'm a Lumberjack' Party, Boston Globe's The Eye, February 25, 2015

Celebrating two woodworking-themed exhibitions (The Art of Wood and In Plain Sight), the event brought out 700 guests to go against the grain and carve out a new identity. Globe correspondent Jill Radksen called the evening "hipster central."  Photo gallery here.

"Museum Offering Guests a Powerless Evening," Gloucester Times, November 13, 2014 Audiences loved this "Digital Detox," a device-free night of handmade creativity and person-to-person communication, packed with analog art, imagination, and conversation. 

"Museum Offering Guests a Powerless Evening," Gloucester Times, November 13, 2014

Audiences loved this "Digital Detox," a device-free night of handmade creativity and person-to-person communication, packed with analog art, imagination, and conversation. 

"SCUL at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem," Skunkadelia, September 26, 2014 Artist and cycle advocate "Skunk" posted this after-action report of "bike gang" SCUL's participation in PEM/PM's Bring Your Own Bike Night.   

"SCUL at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem," Skunkadelia, September 26, 2014

Artist and cycle advocate "Skunk" posted this after-action report of "bike gang" SCUL's participation in PEM/PM's Bring Your Own Bike Night

 


"PEM and Salem State Team Up for Summerbridge Academy," Salem News, July 13, 2012  Working with Salem State faculty and PEM educators and volunteer docents, I initiated PEM's partnership on this summer program for incoming students, designed to accelerate their academic skills in preparation for freshman year. Read more about Summerbridge on the PEM blog, Connected.

"PEM and Salem State Team Up for Summerbridge Academy," Salem News, July 13, 2012 

Working with Salem State faculty and PEM educators and volunteer docents, I initiated PEM's partnership on this summer program for incoming students, designed to accelerate their academic skills in preparation for freshman year. Read more about Summerbridge on the PEM blog, Connected.

"Drag Night at the Museum Brings PEM Back to the '60s," NoBo Magazine, April 18, 2014 An unforgettable evening of fabulous costumes, sitcom trivia and TV theme karoake, all in homage to the exhibition California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way.

"Drag Night at the Museum Brings PEM Back to the '60s," NoBo Magazine, April 18, 2014

An unforgettable evening of fabulous costumes, sitcom trivia and TV theme karoake, all in homage to the exhibition California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way.

"Playing in the Dirt @PEM," Junkyard Arts, June 19, 2013 The arts of gardening, agriculture and green living were the focus of May 2013's PEM/PM. "From studies of cornucopias to landscapes capturing fishermen at work and replicas of trade ships, it quickly became obvious how subtly food and agriculture had made a home at PEM. It was riveting..."

"Playing in the Dirt @PEM," Junkyard Arts, June 19, 2013

The arts of gardening, agriculture and green living were the focus of May 2013's PEM/PM. "From studies of cornucopias to landscapes capturing fishermen at work and replicas of trade ships, it quickly became obvious how subtly food and agriculture had made a home at PEM. It was riveting..."


"Food for Thought: Through Education and Activism, Michelle Moon '93 Plants the Seeds for a Sustainable Future," Connecticut College Magazine, Fall 2010 "Moon has built her personal and professional life around the belief that education empowers individuals and helps shape healthy communities...."Michelle gets that everything we do comes down to education to make the community and world we live in a better place." 

"Food for Thought: Through Education and Activism, Michelle Moon '93 Plants the Seeds for a Sustainable Future," Connecticut College Magazine, Fall 2010

"Moon has built her personal and professional life around the belief that education empowers individuals and helps shape healthy communities...."Michelle gets that everything we do comes down to education to make the community and world we live in a better place." 

"Celebrating Rosh Hashana, Circa 1919," New York Times, September 15, 2009 A chance encounter with author Joan Nathan, an expert on the history of Jewish cuisine, led to this wonderful holiday story featuring Mrs. Shapiro, a roleplaying character at Strawbery Banke Museum whose culinary presentations are informed by detailed curatorial and horticultural research. 

"Celebrating Rosh Hashana, Circa 1919," New York Times, September 15, 2009

A chance encounter with author Joan Nathan, an expert on the history of Jewish cuisine, led to this wonderful holiday story featuring Mrs. Shapiro, a roleplaying character at Strawbery Banke Museum whose culinary presentations are informed by detailed curatorial and horticultural research. 

"A Winter's Tale, Storytelling for Grownups, to Benefit Seacoast Local's (H)EAT Campaign," Seacoast Online/Portsmouth Herald, January 24, 2010 This profile by arts journalist Jeanne' McCartin focuses on A Winter's Tale, a first-person live storytelling series my partner Steve Johnson and I co-produced in Portsmouth for three years. 

"A Winter's Tale, Storytelling for Grownups, to Benefit Seacoast Local's (H)EAT Campaign," Seacoast Online/Portsmouth Herald, January 24, 2010

This profile by arts journalist Jeanne' McCartin focuses on A Winter's Tale, a first-person live storytelling series my partner Steve Johnson and I co-produced in Portsmouth for three years.