Sustaining Places

Resources for small museums and historic sites

Project Videos

University of Delaware museum studies graduate students from the History, Longwood, and Winterthur programs along with local small museum professionals have developed these project videos with step-by-step guidance that are applicable to small museums.

Ready to start a summer camp program at your small museum? This comprehensive video by students in the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program will provide you with tips from preparation, execution, and evaluation of summer camps.

Download the supply list and additional references for this video. (PDF)

Do you have a collection of herbarium books at your museum?  This video created by students in the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program will show you some of the proper handling, repairing, and storing techniques for herbarium books.

Download the supply list and additional references for this video. (PDF)

Wondering what to do with those beautiful but needy historic trees on your property? Check out this video from students in the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture that will give you a few tips on how to care for your historic trees.

On a budget? Check out this video featuring Dan Citron from the Auburn Height Preserve in Yorklyn, DE about how to make quality, low-priced exhibition displays.

This Case Study in Antique Furniture video by graduate students in the University of Delaware’s Winterthur Program in American Material Culture describes handling techniques used at the Hale-Byrnes House in Delaware. It includes tips for handling your own antique furniture.

Download the supply list and additional references for this video. (PDF)

Mailing Address

University of Delaware
Museum Studies Program, Sustaining Places
77 E. Main St.
Newark, DE 19711

E-mail

sustainingplaces@udel.edu