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Research, Not Procrastination

Oct 19, 2012

When I’m having trouble focusing on cataloging our collection, promoting our special events, or pondering how to keep historic house museums relevant in the 21st century, I like to take my mind off such these weighty topics by doing some reading. And as if I needed any more encouragement, recently the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

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Reading List: The Courtiers

Aug 31, 2011

Since Hurricane Irene knocked out my power, I spent a lot of time reading by candlelight last weekend. It seemed only appropriate to read a book about an era in which they had no choice but to use candlelight. “The Courtiers: Splendor and Intrigue in the Georgian Court at Kensington Palace” by Lucy Worsley was […]

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