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An introduction to Museum and Archival Studies

Lindsay Ault was surprised to find how much she learned while working at the Salmon Arm Museum. Her job as Registrar of Collections taught her transferable skills while building muscles!

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Through the eyes of the visitor

My visitors thought the photo in the calendar in the exhibit was a piece of art imitating real life. As the exhibit’s Curator, though, I was imitating art; the photo was snapped in 1914 by Rex Lingford just before he went off to Valcartier. All of a sudden I was seeing the exhibit through my visitors’ eyes.

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What we learned at the museum this summer

Twin sisters Jasmine and Morgan volunteered to help work with the collection and move this summer. Part of their assignment was to write a "What I did for summer vacation" report. They were enthusiastic, but have not decided to change their career plans. Morgan plans to be a Chef when she grows up and Jasmine plans to be a Veterinarian.

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