Rapid Prototyping 101

It’s often difficult to track the “results” of heritage work. How does our work help address societal issues such as homelessness, identity, happiness, integration and safety? Many argue that heritage activity has intrinsic value that positively affects those who participate in programming and projects, and that this alone justifies our necessity and funding. Consequently, we… Read more »

What is Museum Camp?

This summer I was fortunate to attend Museum Camp 2014 at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. What is Museum Camp? Museum Camp is an intense learning tool, modeled on traditional summer camps, for museum professionals. It serves as a model for challenging participants to do rather than to talk about making new… Read more »

A New Look for EHC…and Introducing the EHC Blog!

The last year has brought significant change to the Edmonton Heritage Council. Our staff has grown, we’ve launched new initiatives, and we’ve put extra focus on getting out into the public. All of this has been an effort to build relationships, animate conversations, and spark action towards achieving our vision of a city where people… Read more »