Friday Fun! Becki and Sohayla try on space helmets from the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Becki is always looking for new ways to incorporate hats into her outfits. A space helmet as everyday wear may be a fashion DON’T, but a space helmet as history is definitely a DO! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Dr. Betsy recommends nonprofitwithballs.com for anyone who has ever written a grant or had anything to do with museum or nonprofit fundraising. Stop by every Monday for fresh posts. ... See MoreSee Less
The field trip is getting a makeover, with more schools videoconferencing their students all over the globe in lieu of packing them up and busing them to cultural events. Interactive distance learning programming is a widely accessible and affordable option for those schools dealing with budget or time issues that prevent them from participating in field trips. Email email@example.com for more information about our distance learning opportunities for learners of all ages. ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday Fun! We are getting ready for our upcoming NEH Landmarks workshop for K-12 educators, which will feature the Hopewell in Ohio. As we are preparing we came across some photos from our War of 1812 Landmarks workshop from 2012 (ah memories!). Here is some of the fun we had at Fort Meigs and Put-in-Bay. Of course Becki couldn’t wait to get her hands on a golf cart and tear around the island... (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Kate and Dr. Betsy had a great time at the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland, this week! Check nhd.org/contest-affiliates/contest-winners to learn how Ohio’s students placed. ... See MoreSee Less
"You'd be surprised how kids behave very differently in galleries than adults. They don't have the burdens of having to be conscious of art history. Color, form and the images that we see — they're extremely responsive to these things."