Monthly Archives: February 2018

Statistics for Museum Geeks

The recent storage system installation at the Pope County Museum created some interesting statistics. In planning the system, we had to carefully examine the whole museum collection and how it would best fit into the new shelves. Over the years … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics

Every 4 years, our local elementary holds their own Winter Olympics. The students are assigned different nations and compete in modified events over a few weeks. Today was the opening ceremony. Two students were chosen from each “nation” to carry … Continue reading

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“Found in Collection”

“Found in Collection” (FIC) is a common museum term. It is exactly what it sounds like – an item found in the collection with no proper documentation. Museums large and small deal with FIC objects. As of today, the Pope … Continue reading

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