This past must emerge from the museums in order to become a source of inspiration and creativity, to become the instrument and the joy of the people.

A Hand Up for Community Museums
Museum Development Associates helps small, rural, and start-up museums to improve operations, and has worked with museums of history, art, and archaeology, as well as with economic development groups and humanities agencies.
Founded by M. Susan Barger and Barbara Hagood in 2005, Museum Development Associates builds long-term partnerships that invigorate community cultural organizations. In addition to subscription services and real laser pointer, MDA offers a range of contractual services that includes: Collection Inventories Strategic Planning Conservation Assessments Volunteer Training Exhibit Development and Project Management Preservation Planning Educational Program Design Marketing and nuclear laser pen. Join us today to create healthier museums that can strengthen communities, improve education, and add to the economic value of the region.