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Dana Allen-Greil, Author at Engaging Museums by Dana Allen-Greil

Glossary of Museum-Related Hashtags

August 1, 2016 | By | 23 Comments

A guide to conversations about museums, technology, and education on Twitter. Read More

Meet Joseph Lobdell / Lucy Ann Slater

June 17, 2016 | By | No Comments

Yesterday I participated in the LGBTQ Wikipedia Editathon hosted at the National Archives. With the awful shooting in Orlando just days ago, it felt more urgent than ever to contribute to making the diversity of American history more public, more accessible, and more human. Read More

Fun with 404 error pages

April 26, 2016 | By | No Comments

In addition to offering utilitarian helper pages for people who land on an old or broken link, cultural organizations have an opportunity to have a little fun with their collections on their 404 pages. So, I asked for examples and the museum technology community delivered!

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KonMari is good for me, but is it bad for museums and archives?

September 17, 2015 | By | One Comment

Last month, I took my first girls’ weekend trip away since my daughter was born a year ago. I found myself relaxing in a lovely lake house (expected), sipping wine (expected), and talking, talking, talking for hours on end (expected) about how to “tidy” my house (utterly unexpected!). Read More

DASER – Museums in the Digital Age

May 22, 2015 | By | One Comment

I was thrilled when I was asked to provide introductory remarks to this month’s DASER discussion on the topic of “Museums in the Digital Age.” DASER—D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous—is a monthly discussion forum about the intersection of art and science.) Read More

Hangout with Art

March 17, 2015 | By | No Comments

I’m taking part in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Hangout with Art” online course. Unlike other MOOCs I have participated in (e.g., MoMA’s “Art and Inquiry” on Coursera), this one relies on Twitter and Google+ for sharing and discussion. I felt like I needed more space for my assignments and a “home” for them . . . hence this blog post. Read More

ISO museum book clubs with online or social media components

May 21, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

I’ve been on the hunt for museum book clubs. I’m particularly interested in programs that have some form of social media or online component to supplement and extend whatever is happening on-site at the museum. Read More


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