museums&MORE Winter 2016

Eco-friendly & Economical

Cincinnati's Krohn Conservatory is not just beautiful, but efficient

Editor’s Letter: Trade Show Bonus

A recent trip to the Smoky Mountains was a great reminder why trade shows are worthwhile beyond just finding the latest products. I, like many of you, was in eastern Tennessee in early November for... more

From the Ground Up

Antonio children's museum moves to bigger, better location in 2015

Gerry Ward

Founder Gerry WardWildlife Artists Inc.Bethel, Connecticut How many people in the plush toy industry were once an NBA first-round draft pick selection? Gerry Ward was back in 1963. Ward, who grew u... more

Gift & Souvenir Trend Report

What's new and popular from a memorable day out

Justina Doyle

Manager of Education and Events Justina DoyleInternational Museum of Surgical ScienceChicago Justina Doyle has a master's degree in arts management, but she also cites her experience as a waitress ... more

Manager’s Corner: Justina Doyle, International Museum of Surgical Science

Justina Doyle is the backbone of a museum store all about backbones, not to mention every other kind of bone, organ, muscle, tendon and artery.

Sandy Hollett

Gift Shop Manager Sandy Hollett Newfoundland Insectarium Reidville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada MM: What is your retail background? SH: My retail background began when we opened the Newf... more

Your Fall To-Do List

5 things to do now to make sure your store has a great holiday season

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