Entries by fernley-fernley

PRO-File – MSA Vendor Member

January 8, 2018 Name: Kelly Jones Job Title: Owner / Designer / Maker Business Name: Wraptillion Location: near Seattle, Washington Interviewed by: Blue Anderson of the Columbia River Maritime Museum Where did you grow up? I grew up north of San Francisco, in the small town of Fairfax (which got its first traffic light after […]

Museum Store Sunday is Famous!

December 4, 2017 By Erin Brown The inaugural year of Museum Store Sunday was a huge success on the digital side thanks to the communal efforts of participating institutions, their marketing departments and our vendor partners. By utilizing the directives we provided and by engaging your consumers and artisans locally, the Museum Store Sunday social […]

Bold Steps Bring New Rewards

November 20, 2017 By Raymond McKenzie   Interviewing for a new position can bring anxiety and dread. Far too often the fear of change keeps us from finding a new job that is more rewarding or even advancing inside your institution. Interviewing doesn’t have to be so dreadful with a little preparation, practice, and boldness. […]

My Life as the Store Guy

November 13, 2017 By Chacho Herman The Director sat across his desk from me. I’d just become the new Store Manager and was feeling pretty good about the job I had been doing. He looked at me and said bluntly, “You’re too passive. You need to be more assertive. Stop being so weak. You need […]

PRO-File MSA Institutional Member

November 6, 2017 Name: Colleen Higginbotham Job Title: Director of Visitor Services Institution: Chrysler Museum Location: Norfolk, VA Interviewed by: David Duddy, DDO, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA Questions: What does your position encompass at your institution? What is your favorite part of the job? I oversee the Visitor Experience – which covers […]

PRO-File – MSA Vendor Member

October 23, 2017 Name: Donald Burns Job Title: Director of Sales, Discoveries and Museum Reproductions Business Name: Discoveries Egyptian Imports and Museum Reproductions Location: Longmont, Colorado Where did you grow up? I grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to San Diego, California about 12 years ago. I now reside in Napa. What does your […]