"Food on Exhibit," July 15, 2016: It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by the lively Carol Bossert on her podcast The Museum Life.
Boston Globe, 5/27/2015: Velvet Ropes Are History With Restoration of Salem Mansion. A look into the reinterpretation of a historic Salem home, home to four generations of family life.
Salem News, 5/21/15: "Historic mansion reopens with a focus on family." The rationale behind the re-imagined Ropes Mansion experience.
Boston Globe, 2/25/15: "Peabody Essex Museum's 'I'm a Lumberjack' Party." Style correspondent Jill Radsken described PEM's I'm a Lumberjack party as "hipster central." Celebrating two woodworking-themed exhibitions (The Art of Wood and In Plain Sight), this event brought out 700 guests to carve out a new identity and go against the grain.
The "Digital Detox" event was an excuse to unplug for an evening and enjoy analog entertainment and face-to-face conversation.
Skunkadelia, 9/26/14: "SCUL at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem." Artist and cycle advocate "Skunk" posted this after-action report of "bike gang" SCUL's participation in PEM/PM's Bring Your Own Bike Night.
NoBo Magazine, 4/18/14 "Drag Night at the Museum Brings PEM Back to the '60s" An unforgettable evening of fabulous costumes and TV theme karoake, all in homage to the exhibition California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way.
Junkyard Arts, 6/19/13: "Playing in the Dirt at PEM." Gardening and green living were the focus of May 2013's PEM/PM.
Salem News, 7/13/12: PEM and Salem State Team Up for Summerbridge Academy. In 2012, working with Salem State University faculty and PEM educators and volunteer docents, I led the launch of this summer program for incoming students ready to accelerate their academic skills in preparation for freshman year. Read more about what happens in Summerbridge at the Connected blog.
"Food for Thought," Connecticut College Magazine, Fall 2010. Profile of my educational work with museums and Slow Food, both growing out of the progressive educational philosophies I learned at Connecticut College.
New York Times, 9/15/09: "Celebrating Rosh Hashana, Circa 1919." Revered food writer and historian Joan Nathan chronicles the presentation of a 1919 Rosh Hashana celebration at Strawbery Banke Museum's re-created Shapiro House.