Dan and Marieke get into the big museum issues and debate whether we’re stodgy or boring. “What do you wish people knew about museums?” Marieke asks her museum peeps. Bob Burns of the Mattatuck Museum describes the challenge of running a museum in an industrial city, how he’s helping drive downtown development and acting as a community resource.
NEMA Executive Director Dan Yaeger and Marieke Van Damme, director of the Cambridge Historical Society introduce themselves and the podcast. Marieke asks “Why do you love working with museums?” Alex Dunn of the Trustees of Reservations tells us why he’s optimistic about the future of museums.