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February 28, 2011

Donation Decisions: An Inside Look

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Adam Harris @ 11:48 am

Bringing a new donation into the collection isn’t a simple matter. Curators evaluate each offer based on its physical condition, its unique story, and its potential exhibit and research uses. In this episode, we take a behind-the-scenes look at the Minnesota Historical Society’s thorough and thoughtful donation process.

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3 Responses to “Donation Decisions: An Inside Look”

  1. Glenna Anderson Says:

    Another very interesting, informative and very well presented podcast — very interested to learn about how objects are added to your collection!

  2. Carolyn Mulder Says:

    Very interesting Matt.

  3. Patty Dean Says:

    What fun it was to see Donor Val, Curator Matt, Colls Manager Dan, et al.!!! Hello to you all! Great job explaining the acquisition process, I nominate Val for an Aamie (AAM version of the Emmy?!)

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