Thankfully for the second year in a row I was able to attend the California Association of Museums (CAM) yearly conference! Not only was I able to attend but this was the second year I was a speaker! I am truly thankful for this opportunity. This year’s conference theme was 20/20 Vision. This got me... Continue Reading →
Yesterday was the last day to see the Thinking Big exhibit on Ada Lovelace at the Computer History Museum. This exhibit focused on writings of Lovelace that showed her great ideas for computers in the future. In the middle of the 1800s she was thinking about how computers/mathematics can be used to study inside the... Continue Reading →
Museums have an inclusion problem, meaning, many don’t feel welcome in museums. It’s tough to get into the museum field to begin with, lack of representation in the field and exhibits, and lack of accessibility. But many museums are trying to change. The Palo Alto Jr Museum and Zoo is redesigning their place to be... Continue Reading →
Do you buy mugs as travel and/or museum souvenirs? Recently I started to collect jewelry on my travels so I can wear it and be reminded of my adventure. I do love my coffee and all the mugs I have To add to your collection why not get more mugs from your local museum for... Continue Reading →
Museums can be such a powerful force in their local communities and in creating community. I was moved by this display in the Oakland Museum of California exhibit Queer. California. Visitors were encouraged to share friends, resources, organizations etc that helped them in their journey. Such a moving display of community and a reminder that... Continue Reading →
Why Museums? (Day 30 of Museum 30 Challenge)
One of the many reasons I love museums, and working in museums, is the power of inspiration museums have.
Friendship (Day 29 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Work friends are crucial! I’m so thankful for mine and that we were able to get lunch together today. We both have been through a very tough year professionally. Apparently people don’t like strong women. Who knew 😜
Souvenirs (Day 28 of Museum 30 Challenge)
What are your go to souvenirs? Recently I have been collecting jewelry on my travels.
Architecture (Day 19 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Day 19: architecture. #museum30 @computerhistory #siliconvalley
Sounds (Day 18 of Museum 30 Challenge)
🔈sounds from around the museum.
Black & White (Day 2: Museum 30 Challenge)
Black/white. On/off. 1/0. Computers think in binary. Sometimes I wish I thought in binary as well.
My Museum (Day 1: Museum 30)
For the museum 30 challenge I will be sharing images from the Computer History Museum. I still can’t believe that I have worked there for almost 7 years.